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Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven't left any holes, that you've captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

Meaning of "be sure" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES BE SURE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of be sure in the English dictionary

The definition of be sure in the dictionary is to be careful or certain.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BE SURE

be nothing to
be of the opinion that
be on a hiding to nothing
be on one´s high horse
be on the danger list
be on to a good thing
be one´s own man
be pie on
be prepared
be put to the pin on one´s collar
be run off one´s feet
be rushed off your feet
be snowed under
be spoiling for
be that as it may
be the making of
be to blame
be toast
be upstanding
be wise

WORDS THAT END LIKE BE SURE

assure
blood pressure
closure
disclosure
enclosure
ensure
exposure
for good measure
for sure
foreclosure
insure
leisure
make sure
measure
pleasure
pressure
sure
to be sure
treasure
unsure

Synonyms and antonyms of be sure in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «be sure» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BE SURE

Find out the translation of be sure to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of be sure from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «be sure» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

可以肯定的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

asegúrese
570 millions of speakers

English

be sure
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुनिश्चित हो
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تأكد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

убедитесь,
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

certifique-se de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিশ্চিত হও
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

assurez-vous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pastikan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

sicher sein,
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

必ず
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

확인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mesthine
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

hãy chắc chắn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிச்சயம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खात्री करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

emin ol
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

essere sicuri
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pamiętaj
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

переконайтеся ,
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

asigurați-vă că
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να είστε σίγουροι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

seker wees om
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vara säker
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

være sikker på
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of be sure

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BE SURE»

The term «be sure» is very widely used and occupies the 4.485 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about be sure

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10 QUOTES WITH «BE SURE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word be sure.
1
Jeff Abbott
I outline in some detail, but even after the outline is done I often get a new idea that is an improvement, so the outline is a living, breathing thing as well. I also re-outline when I'm two-thirds done, to be sure that there is an emotional payoff from all the plot lines and to be sure the story is as tight as it can be.
2
Greg Akcelrod
I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation. I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody - not only in France, in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world. We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer, we must Livestrong.
3
Louis Begley
I think I am less self-assured when I write English than I would be if I were writing in my first language. I have to test each sentence over and over to be sure that it's right, that I haven't introduced some element that isn't English.
4
Lewis Black
If you're going to vote for somebody because you think they have a great faith in God, you'd better be sure that God has faith in them.
5
Kevin Bleyer
To be sure, the hard-to-come-by interview - the 'get' - isn't an uncommon phenomenon here at 'The Daily Show.' We've had high-profile dignitaries, low-profile indignitaries, stars you've heard of, authors you should have read.
6
David R. Brower
Some otherwise sane scientists have seriously proposed that we tuck this deadly garbage under the edges of drifting continents but how can they be sure the moving land masses will climb over the waste and not just push it forward?
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Joseph Butler
God Almighty is, to be sure, unmoved by passion or appetite, unchanged by affection; but then it is to be added that He neither sees nor hears nor perceives things by any senses like ours; but in a manner infinitely more perfect.
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Donald Cargill
Now I am near to the getting of my crown, which shall be sure; for I bless the Lord, and desire all of you to bless Him that He hath brought me here, and makes me triumph over devils, and men, and sin: they shall wound me no more.
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Henri Cartier-Bresson
Memory is very important, the memory of each photo taken, flowing at the same speed as the event. During the work, you have to be sure that you haven't left any holes, that you've captured everything, because afterwards it will be too late.
10
Calvin Coolidge
If you see ten troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that nine will run into the ditch before they reach you.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BE SURE»

Discover the use of be sure in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to be sure and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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How Can I Be Sure?: Questions to Ask Before You Get Married
For more than 20 years this pre-marriage inventory has helped couples contemplating marriage. Readers explore their thoughts and feelings, find areas of agreement, and develop a basis for resolving disagreements.
Bob Phillips, 1999
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How You Can Be Sure That You Will Spend Eternity With God
Here is a passionate, persuasive case for the gospel that will convince the seeker and renew the faith of believers everywhere. (Also available in a two-book set...one to keep and one to give away.)
Erwin W. Lutzer, 2009
3
1 & 2 Thessalonians: How Can I Be Sure?
These 11 studies on the Epistles of 1 and 2 Thessalonians are part of LifeGuide, a popular line of Bible study guides which provide solid biblical content and raise thought-provoking issues in an easy-to-lead format.
Donald Baker, 2001
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Can I Be Sure I'm Saved?
But assurance of salvation is possible in this life. As Dr. R.C. Sproul argues in this booklet, it is the duty of Christians to make their calling sure (2 Peter 1:10). --from publisher description
Robert Charles Sproul, 2010
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How Can I Be Sure I'm a Christian?: What the Bible Says ...
" So how can anyone be sure of spending eternity with Jesus Christ? In How Can I Be Sure I'm a Christian? Donald S. Whitney explores the issue of assurance and outlines how Christians can experience a satisfying certainty of eternal life.
Donald S. Whitney, Jerry Bridges, 1994
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I Talk to Strangers: To Be Sure, to Be Sure, to Be Sure
I know they can because I did. I thought it might be fun to share some of my wonderful, wacky, and weird interactions with random people. I talk to strangers because they talk to me, and a tango holiday in Ireland inspired my first book.
Carole Chandler, 2013
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How You Can Be Sure That You Will Spend Eternity With ...
No matter how much you know about the Gospel, this compelling book will provide a radical understanding of God's grace and power. This book is for you! And for a friend!
Erwin W. Lutzer, 2009
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Heaven-Can I Be Sure? Can it Be Lost?: none
Each verse is examined to see what is actually being taught and consequently, this book makes an ideal reference book for anyone who might find some of these verses troubling. Every keen Christian shouldhave this book on his bookshelf.
Peter Smails, 2006
9
Emily's Journey 01 - My Memory: to be sure, to be sure, to ...
She wonders if there are people around her who has similar situation with her or who actually understand her pain, so she decides to have her story publish. "http: //feng-yi-creative.blogspot.com.au"
Feng-Yi, 2012
10
Are You Going to Heaven?: You Can Be Sure!
In simple easy to understand everyday language, this book contains a collection of letters, articles, and testimonies that the author has written over the past 25 years to relatives, friends, and acquaintances, telling them in various ways ...
George Lappe, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BE SURE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term be sure is used in the context of the following news items.
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Cyclospora: Why You Should Be Sure To Wash Your Produce
State health officials have reported dozens of cases statewide this summer of stomach-related illnesses from cyclospora, a parasite. Several of ... «KERA News, Jul 15»
2
Making sure the Buffalo Billion reaches everyone
To be sure, the SolarCity plant on South Park Avenue – and its 1,460 promised jobs – will be accessible. So are IBM's software development ... «Buffalo News, Jul 15»
3
Be sure your travel insurance will pay out if disaster strikes
Heightened global tension means it is crucial to have good insurance – but do check the small print. Rosie Murray-West explains why. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
4
Be sure to attend your county fair
Times change. Even so there are a few constants in life. One is the pleasure provided by the county fairs that continue to be a highlight of ... «Fort Dodge Messenger, Jul 15»
5
Fraser Stewart: After Greece we can be sure of one thing on UK and …
As the UK once more faces both barrels of a Conservative reality, Greece finds itself cascading towards ideological martyrdom in a callous ... «CommonSpace, Jul 15»
6
Delhi women, be sure you know these legal rights
Ladies in Delhi, be sure you or your family or friends are not taken for a ride when it comes to knowing your legal rights. Here are some quick ... «I am in dna of India, Jul 15»
7
Plex has been hacked, so be sure to change your passwords
Quick PSA this morning, folks: Plex, the multimedia server that lets you stream your digital content to most internet connected devices, had its ... «Phandroid.com, Jul 15»
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VIDEO | This holiday weekend in Florida, be sure to 'share the sand …
A loggerhead sea turtle dubbed "Amie," crawls back to the sea Tuesday morning from Coquina Beach, after researchers with Anna Maria Island ... «Bradenton Herald, Jul 15»
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State of Origin 2015 game 3: Michael Ennis sure to be a favourite …
You can be sure Smith won't forget, which only adds to the intrigue pending Robbie Farah's unlikely availability. At 31, Ennis's form for Cronulla ... «The Daily Telegraph, Jul 15»
10
Breaking up is never sure thing
My friends say he took the breakup really hard and has been doing poorly since. I feel horrible about it, but I want to be sure I marry "the one.". «Foster's Daily Democrat, Jul 15»

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