set (one's) mind at rest

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set (one's) mind at rest

To assuage or relieve one's worry, anxiety, dread, fear, etc. I know you're anxious to hear how your father is doing after the surgery, so let me set your mind at rest: he's going to make a full recovery. That bonus really set my mind at rest about these debts.
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set one's mind at rest

Also, put one's mind at rest. Stop worrying, allay one's anxiety. For example, Your car's been found undamaged, so set your mind at rest. Also see lay at rest.
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The judge added: "I am persuaded it is necessary to protect her and may set her mind at rest, to some extent, when you are released.
But as Linda told the burglar about the misery he had caused, he set her mind at rest by explaining how he broke in and why - and even offered her security tips.
For example, a single mother who begins a new relationship could ask police to check up on her boyfriend, to set her mind at rest.
Michelle insists that the only way to set her mind at rest is to discuss it with Liam and, as she goes to the hospital, she leaves Maria at the hotel to ponder her thoughts.
We invite Mrs Birch to meet our butchery team to discuss how and where we source our meats to set her mind at rest.
For example, a single mother who begins a new relationship could ask police to check into her boyfriend to set her mind at rest.
For example, a single mother who begins a new relationship could ask police to check into their boyfriend, to set her mind at rest.
It must be difficult but a health check and a chat with an expert may set her mind at rest.
The pal added: "David wants his team-mates to talk to Posh and set her mind at rest that he is behaving himself in Madrid when she is away.