Be sure to
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Be sure toBe sure to expresses an action which is almost certain to occur. The present tense therefore gives a future meaning:
• Be sure to has a similar meaning to the auxiliary verb should.
• In imperative constructions, Be sure to... is a synonym of Make sure to, and has a similar meaning to Don't fail to...:
• Be sure and Make sure can also be followed directly by a personal pronoun (you, she, they, etc), to express the same imperative sense:
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