don't hesitate to do something

don't hesitate to do something
spoken
used for encouraging someone to do something

Don't hesitate to call me if you need any help.


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  • don't hesitate to do something — don’t hesitate to do something spoken phrase used for encouraging someone to do something Don’t hesitate to call me if you need any help. Thesaurus: ways of encouraging or telling someone to do somethingsynonym Main entry: hesitate …   Useful english dictionary

  • hesitate — hes|i|tate [ hezı,teıt ] verb intransitive ** to pause before doing something, or to do something very slowly, usually because you are nervous, embarrassed, or worried: He hesitated a moment, and then knocked on the door. hesitate to do something …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hesitate */*/ — UK [ˈhezɪteɪt] / US [ˈhezɪˌteɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms hesitate : present tense I/you/we/they hesitate he/she/it hesitates present participle hesitating past tense hesitated past participle hesitated to pause before doing something, or… …   English dictionary

  • hesitate — [[t]he̱zɪteɪt[/t]] hesitates, hesitating, hesitated 1) VERB If you hesitate, you do not speak or act for a short time, usually because you are uncertain, embarrassed, or worried about what you are going to say or do. The telephone rang. Catherine …   English dictionary

  • hesitate — hes|i|tate [ˈhezıteıt] v [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of haesitare to stick firmly, hesitate , from haerere to stick ] 1.) to pause before saying or doing something because you are nervous or not sure ▪ Kay hesitated for a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hesitate — 01. When he asked her to marry him, she only [hesitated] a second before saying yes. 02. When someone knocked on her door late at night, she [hesitated], walked to the door, and peered through the peephole. 03. I [hesitate] to recommend him for… …   Grammatical examples in English

  • hesitate*/ — [ˈhezɪˌteɪt] verb to pause before doing something because you are nervous or not certain about it He hesitated a moment, and then knocked on the door.[/ex] • don t hesitate to do sth spoken used for encouraging someone to do something[/ex] [i]Don …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • hesitate — verb 1 (I) to pause before saying or doing something because you are not sure or nervous: Harriet hesitated a moment before replying. 2 hesitate to do sth to be unwilling to do something because you are not sure that it is right: Don t hesitate… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • make no bones about something —    If you make no bones about something, you don t hesitate to say something in a frank and open way.     I made no bones about it. I told him his offer was unacceptable …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • make no bones about it —    If somebody make no bones about a scandal in their past, they are open and honest about it and show no shame or embarrassment.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you make no bones about something, you don t hesitate to say something in …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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