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Assure vs. assert #1 (permalink) Wed Sep 13, 2006 16:08 pm   Assure vs. assert
 

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #30 "Letter Writing (2)", question 6

I can ......... you that the duties are not in any way complicated.

(a) confirm
(b) assure
(c) assert
(d) affirm

English Language Proficiency Tests, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #30 "Letter Writing (2)", answer 6

I can assure you that the duties are not in any way complicated.

Correct answer: (b) assure

Your answer was: incorrect
I can assert you that the duties are not in any way complicated.
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Hello Alan,
Why 'assure' and not 'assert'? The writer knows that the 'best man' job is not complicated without any doubt.

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Assure vs. assert #2 (permalink) Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:26 am   Assure vs. assert
 

We can say: assure sy of sg ...I can assure you that in the test "assure " is the good answer. No have doubts about it.
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