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    Question Be rest assured / Rest assured

    Hi,

    which one is correct?

    1. Be rest assured.
    2. Rest assured.

    I think "rest assured" sounds correct.
    "Be rest assured" does not make sense to me,
    but I have read it somewhere so I just want to make
    sure.

    Thanks

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    Default Re: Be rest assured / Rest assured

    Quote Originally Posted by englishstudent View Post
    Hi,
    which one is correct?
    1. Be rest assured.
    2. Rest assured.
    I think "rest assured" sounds correct.
    "Be rest assured" does not make sense to me,
    but I have read it somewhere so I just want to make
    sure.
    Thanks
    You can say either "Rest assured" or "Be assured" - these are imperative verb forms (the same as the base or infinitive form). You cannot say "Be rest assured" because then you are using two imperative verbs in succession, which is ungrammatical.

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    Default Re: Be rest assured / Rest assured

    Great. Thank you for the explanation, coffa.

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