make certain of of doing something

make certain of of doing something
make certain of sth/of doing sth idiom
to do sth in order to be sure that sth else will happen

You'll have to leave soon to make certain of getting there on time.

Main entry:certainidiom

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  • make certain of something doing something — make certain of sth/of doing sth idiom to do sth in order to be sure that sth else will happen • You ll have to leave soon to make certain of getting there on time. Main entry: ↑certainidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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