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reassure (one) about (something)

To make one feel confident or assured about something; to remove one's doubt or misgivings about something. I tried to reassure Sarah about her relationship with Tom, but I could tell she wasn't convinced. You'll need to reassure them about the security of their investment after such a disappointing fiscal quarter.
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reassure (one) of (something)

To make one feel confident or assured about something; to make a promise or guarantee about something to one. They went to great lengths to reassure me of the security of my job after the completion of the merger. He reassured me of his devotion to our marriage.
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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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Whilst this was great for business, we do want to reassure customers that TJ Hughes is definitely here to stay.
Let me reassure you that your anxiety will not be making your baby throw up his food.
But as the search for the killer enters its sixth week, Age Concern Gwynedd and Mon is urging the community to reassure those who are living alone and who may feel vulnerable.
Mr Muirhead was joined by Jamaica's minister of national security and justice, Keith Knight, who had flown out from the country to reassure people that law and order is under control.
He added: "I can reassure women there will be a midwife present at all births if it is not a caesarean section.
Mr Woodhead said: ``My motive was to reassure the student asking a question that I thought had a personal significance for him, that it could have been a matter that was causing him trouble, and I wanted to be as reassuring as possible.
Al-Rabeeah said "Further to the statement issued by the Royal Court on the operation the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud underwent, I would like to reassure all Saudi nationals as well as everyone who expressed concern over His Majesty's health that the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques is doing extremely well and is currently undergoing a physiotherapy and rehabilitation program as recommended by his medical team.