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reassure someone about something

to give someone confidence about something. Nancy reassured Betty about her promotion. Betty was reassured about her promotion.
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reassure someone of something

to promise or guarantee someone something. Kelly reassured her friend of her support in the election. Please reassure Tom of our continued support.
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Do you constantly need reassurance from doctors, family and friends that you're fine, even if you don't really believe what you're being told?
I wanted to give them reassurance that acne would go away and empower them to create confidence elsewhere, in order to brighten their future.
He wrote to chairman of the S4C Authority Huw Jones to seek reassurance that the future relocation of their headquarters from Cardiff to Carmarthen would not be jeopardised by any efficiency savings.
Reassurance of the effectiveness of coordination and control means in place;
Eight fire engines will be sent out to the Mossley Hill and Allerton areas in a day-long reassurance campaign on Monday.
According to the Atlantic magazine, the researchers found that these overweight patients would benefit from advice on lifestyle changes but these messages required "elements of emotional rapport including empathy, reassurance, listening, shared decision making, and patient centeredness".
Louis Fed President James Bullard offered some reassurance on Friday, saying that inflation would have to pick up before he voted to scale down bond purchases, while the Bank of Japan also reaffirmed its commitment to stimulus to support the economy.
The new Reassurance service was created with the modern assignee in mind; tailored to support, assist and advise in all manners needed to create a situation comfortable for all associated stakeholders.
The authors find that future reductions can be undertaken along with reassurance to Allies if they are carefully orchestrated and balanced.
THE boss of high street clothing chain Next has offered reassurance that prices will not rise further in 2012, after a "perfect storm" of surging costs and rising VAT increased price tags this year.
THE boss of high street clothing chain Next today offered reassurance that prices will not rise further in 2012 after a "perfect storm" of surging costs and rising VAT increased price tags this year.
During the telephonic conversation, the two leaders reviewed the bilateral relations and the reassurance.
Again, I didn't receive the reassurance I was looking for on that but, equally, Rosenfeld said these would be decisions they would be taking over the next three to six months, not the next three to six days.
Results from the checks varied from company to company and could raise alarm unnecessarily or provide false reassurance, undercover researchers found.
Results from their check-ups varied from company to company and could raise alarm unnecessarily or provide false reassurance, undercover researchers found.