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getrost  

ge•trost  
1       adj   confident  
du kannst getrost sein, sei getrost      rest assured, never fear  
er war getrosten Mutes      old   his mind was reassured  
2       adv  
a    (=vertrauensvoll)   confidently  
getrost sterben      to die in peace  
b    (=bedenkenlos)  
wenn er frech ist, darfst du ihm getrost eine runterhauen      if he's naughty, feel free to or don't hesitate to hit him  
du kannst dich getrost auf ihn verlassen      you need have no fears about relying on him  
man kann getrost behaupten/annehmen, dass ...      one need have no hesitation in or about asserting/assuming that ...  
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
getrost sterben exp.
to die in peace

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
rest assured ; never fear
exp.
rest assured ; never fear
exp.
one need have no hesitation in {or} about asserting/assuming that ...
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you need have no fears about relying on him
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'getrost' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
exp.
eine Rede, die man getrost vergessen kann
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ein zweiter Roman, den man getrost vergessen kann

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