be sure

be sure(
bi
 
shuhr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (make certain; imperative; used to address one person)
a. asegúrate de
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., How are you?).
(informal)
(singular)
Be sure to release the parking brake right after you start the engine.Asegúrate de quitar el freno de mano justo después de arrancar el motor.
b. asegúrese de
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g., usted).
(formal)
(singular)
Be sure to order me a taxi for 8 am, please.Por favor asegúrese de pedirme un taxi para las 8 am.
2. (make certain; imperative; used to address multiple people)
a. asegúrense de (plural)
Children, be sure to clear your desks before you leave.Niños, asegúrense de dejar sus pupitres recogidos antes de irse.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
3. (to be certain)
a. estar seguro
I'm absolutely sure that these toys are not dangerous, ma'am.Estoy totalmente seguro de que estos juguetes no son peligrosos, señora.
b. asegurarse
Just to be sure, we'll phone the restaurant to check the wallet isn't there.Para asegurarnos, llamaremos al restaurante para comprobar que la billetera no está allí.
4. (to be confident)
a. estar seguro
Despite appearances, Elmer wasn't very sure of himself as a boss.A pesar de las apariencias, Elmer no estaba muy seguro de sí mismo como jefe.
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