set (one's) mind at ease

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set (one's) mind at ease

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 ease. He's going to make a full recovery. That bonus really set my mind at ease about these debts.
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set someone's mind at ease (about someone or something)

to make someone feel mentally comfortable about someone or something. Alice is upset. I will have to do something to set her mind at ease about the accident. Please set your mind at ease. Everything will be all right.
See also: ease, mind, set
References in classic literature ?
By dint of poring over the letter for half an hour, he contrived to make himself master of the contents, which were certainly not of a nature to set his mind at ease.
If Bruce feels this concerned about his future, perhaps those in power at St Andrew's, or those who are set to take power, should come and make the appropriate statements to set his mind at ease.
The QPR boss (below) would reportedly have been sacked had his side lost to league leaders Watford - and the presence of high-profile jobseekers Martin Allen and Gianluca Vialli in the directors' box would hardly have set his mind at ease.
Ronan feared he would need a career-threatening throat operation and had to visit a specialist to set his mind at ease.
He says he has a great mother-in-law who lends a helping hand at home with the children and it helps set his mind at ease when he is away working.
The chairman said the story about van Gaal, the former Holland manager, was 'absolute rubbish' and telephoned Gregory in an effort to set his mind at ease.