put (one's/someone's) mind to rest

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put (one's/someone's) mind to rest

To assuage or relieve someone's or one's own worry, anxiety, dread, fear, etc. I know you're anxious to hear how your father is doing after the surgery, so let me put your mind to rest: he's going to make a full recovery. I'm trying to put my mind to rest about these debts, but I just can't get it out of my head.
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I was given immediate attention by a lovely lady doctor who put my mind to rest with her professional and kind manner.
The conversation put my mind to rest with regards to the criticism he's faced for extra-footballing activities.
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