be sure to (do something)(redirected from was sure to)
be sure to (do something)
To make a conscious effort to do something. Typically used as an imperative. Be sure to pick up a shovel before this weekend's snow storm. I know the door is locked because I was sure to double check it before I left.
See also: sure
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be sure to do something(also be sure and do something spoken) used to tell somebody to do something: Be sure to give your family my regards. ♢ Be sure and call me tomorrow.
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