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    Default rest assure vs. rest assured

    In the sentence -- We thank you for bringing this issue to the board's attention and rest assure/rest assured that the matter will be given its full consideration. - which is correct? Thank you.

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    Wink Re: rest assure vs. rest assured

    Assured is the right one.
    Rest asuured (that)...... this an idiomatic exoression

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    Default Re: rest assure vs. rest assured

    But you need to change it a little. As it is, it sounds like the board will rest assured. We ... rest assured.

    We thank you... attention and you can rest assured that...
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    We thank you... attention. Rest assured that...

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    Default Re: rest assure vs. rest assured

    Hi Barb

    What is your take on the use of the word 'its' in the sentence?
    I'd much prefer "the matter will be given full consideration".

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    Default Re: rest assure vs. rest assured

    Hmm. "will be fully considered" is better, or your "will be given full consideration" are certainly better.

    Maybe it's a subtle way to say they don't think it's worth much consideration at all. If you say "its full consideration" it does sound a little ... uh... nonsense-y, but maybe it's their sly way to say "which is none at all"?

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