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
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I happened to be skating when the young ladies came down, and as they needed some assistance which they would hardly have accepted from a common man--excuse my borrowing that tiresome expression from our acquaintance Smilash--I set their minds at ease by saying that you had sent for me.
Quoting the sayings, "Every trade has its master" and "All roads lead to Rome", Mr Yeung encouraged all candidates to set their minds at ease and make informed choices on development pathways with multiple perspectives in pursuit of their own dreams.
To help set their minds at ease, many custodians offer the ability to block withdrawal requests on individual accounts.
Yet, as injury-time approached, United were still waiting for that crucial second which would have set their minds at ease.
As after the fall of Saddam the Shiites did not grant the Sunnis in Iraq what they wanted, Maliki remarked, "We will give them what they want to set their minds at ease and make them feel our brotherhood and partnership with them.
Parents of very young children are worried about the labeling changes for cough/cold O-T-Cs, and having these alternatives allows us to set their minds at ease when it comes to getting a remedy.
We want to set their minds at ease, so that when a teacher approaches them they will know what to expect
A popular attraction this year will be the Meet the Midwives area, where expectant mothers can help set their minds at ease about labour and birth.
So set their minds at ease that you and your husband are in control.