Sure

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Definition

(Are you) sure?: (Are you) certain, positive?
adjective

(-Can I borrow your car?) -Sure: (-Can I borrow your car?) -Of course, No problem, Yes
idiom

for sure: certainly, surely, definitely
adverb
It sure is going to be a hot day.

Examples

  • "Before you ask, yes, I did a DNA test, and you are 99.9% sure to be the father."
  • "Sure Brian, I look forward to eating with you!"
  • "Marie-Laure : How can you be so sure, Jean-Pierre?"
  • "-Are you sure this is for men?"
  • "Edward : Sure, Brian, sure."
  • "I'm sure you'll find the job as gratifying as I found picking up your soiled tissues and discarded chocolate wrappers for the past decade as your special assistant."
  • "Sure, I didn't know you were gone, but that doesn't mean I didn't miss you."
  • "I'm not sure, Betsy doesn't always tell the truth."
  • "Incidentally, are you sure we banned the right Icarus?"

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