never fear

Don't worry that a thing will or won't occur, be confident, as in I'll get there, never fear. This phrase was used by Christopher Marlowe in Doctor Faustus (c. 1590): “'Tis but a surfeit; never fear, man.”


Nearby words

  1. neve,
  2. nevelson,
  3. nevelson, louise,
  4. never,
  5. never a dull moment,
  6. never give a sucker an even break,
  7. never had it so good, one,
  8. never hear the end of,
  9. never mind,
  10. never miss a trick

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Examples from the Web for never fear

  • "Never-fear, we will do it," he answered confidently, and that seemed to settle it.

    My Strangest Case|Guy Boothby