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Used to reassure someone.‘we shall meet again, never fear’
- ‘And, never fear, all art was judged by an independent board so you can rest assured that only ‘worthy’ art will be seen by the throngs of visitors.’
- ‘If you missed it - as you probably did - never fear.’
- ‘Well, never fear, you shall meet all of those new things one at a time, and in no time at all they won't be new any more, they shall seem like old friends.’
- ‘I'll keep you posted on weather happenings here, never fear!’
- ‘Next week there will be no circuit training because of Christmas, but never fear it will return after Christmas, so you can shed those pounds that have been gained because of all the puddings.’
- ‘But never fear, I am required as Admissions Officer to check in regularly while on holiday, to sort out new students applying and those that panic when the Embassy won't give them a study visa.’
- ‘But never fear - puppeteering will continue in Philadelphia.’
- ‘The clock ticks, and still that perfect gift eludes… but never fear!’
- ‘If you didn't get to participate this time, never fear.’
- ‘On the other hand, if you'd like to take advantage of these incentives but are concerned about booking online, never fear.’
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