Thesaurus / make sure

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

To that I would qualify, provided an opportunity were given me to make sure that she is, in all respects, as other vessels are.
THE RED ROVERJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
The cowboy detective paused only long enough to make sure that the other rustler would be captured.
Frank examined his clothes to make sure that nothing had been taken.
Be careful; make sure she is quite deserted, and straightway examine her hold.
I think the through one way is thirty-four sixteen,” he smiles at the patrons, “but I had better look up and make sure.
THE RAILROAD PROBLEMEDWARD HUNGERFORD
Aspiring youngsters who wanted to make sure of good marks were apt to look upon the same pews with special favour.
THE SOUL OF A CHILDEDWIN BJORKMAN
He looked anxiously about him as he spoke to make sure that the solitude was still undisturbed.
THE DUKE'S MOTTOJUSTIN HUNTLY MCCARTHY
His wife stoutly denied its truth, but, to make sure, wrote to her husband on the subject.
I found the hole, and started to crawl in, to make sure that it was the place before I said anything.
Make sure that the syrup really is a syrup—that the sugar and water have thoroughly united.
CANDY-MAKING REVOLUTIONIZEDMARY ELIZABETH HALL

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