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sure

 (sho͝or, shûr)
adj. sur·er, sur·est
1. Confident, as of something awaited or expected: I am sure we will win the game.
2. Impossible to doubt or dispute; certain: We have sure proof of his innocence.
3.
a. Bound to come about or happen; inevitable: a sure victory for the team.
b. Having one's course directed; destined or bound: She is sure to succeed.
4.
a. Certain not to miss, slip, or err; steady: a sure grip on the suitcase.
b. Not hesitating or wavering; firm: sure convictions.
5.
a. Worthy of being trusted or depended on; reliable: a sure friend.
b. Free from or marked by freedom from doubt: She is sure of her friends.
6. Careful to do something: Be sure to turn off the stove.
7. Obsolete Free from harm or danger; safe.
adv. Informal
Surely; certainly.
Idioms:
for sure Informal
Certainly; unquestionably: We'll win for sure.
make sure
To establish something without doubt; make certain: Make sure he writes it down.
sure enough
As one might have expected; certainly.
to be sure
Indeed; certainly.

[Middle English, from Old French, safe, from Latin sēcūrus; see secure.]

sure′ness n.
Synonyms: sure, certain, confident, positive
These adjectives mean feeling or showing no doubt. Sure and certain are frequently used interchangeably; sure, however, is the more subjective term, whereas certain may imply belief based on experience or evidence: "Never teach a child anything of which you are not yourself sure" (John Ruskin). "We went that early because we were certain it was the only way we would ever get a seat" (Ann Patchett).
Confident suggests assurance founded on faith or reliance in oneself or in others: "It goes without saying that a smiling, confident person will do better in an interview than a surly one" (Barbara Ehrenreich).
Positive suggests full, emphatic certainty: "We were young, and I was positive nothing really terrible could happen to us" (Nora Roberts). See Also Synonyms at certain.

sure

(ʃʊə; ʃɔː)
adj
1. (sometimes foll by of) free from hesitancy or uncertainty (with regard to a belief, conviction, etc): we are sure of the accuracy of the data; I am sure that he is lying.
2. (foll by of) having no doubt, as of the occurrence of a future state or event: sure of success.
3. always effective; unfailing: a sure remedy.
4. reliable in indication or accuracy: a sure criterion.
5. (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence: a sure friend.
6. not open to doubt: sure proof.
7. admitting of no vacillation or doubt: he is very sure in his beliefs.
8. bound to be or occur; inevitable: victory is sure.
9. (postpositive) bound inevitably (to be or do something); certain: she is sure to be there tonight.
10. physically secure or dependable: a sure footing.
11. obsolete free from exposure to harm or danger
12. be sure (usually imperative or dependent imperative; takes a clause as object or an infinitive, sometimes with to replaced by and) to be careful or certain: be sure and shut the door; I told him to be sure to shut the door.
13. for sure without a doubt; surely
14. make sure
a. (takes a clause as object) to make certain; ensure
b. (foll by of) to establish or confirm power or possession (over)
15. sure enough informal as might have been confidently expected; definitely: often used as a sentence substitute
16. to be sure
a. without doubt; certainly
b. it has to be acknowledged; admittedly
adv
17. (sentence substitute) informal willingly; yes
18. (sentence modifier) informal chiefly US and Canadian without question; certainly
[C14: from Old French seur, from Latin sēcūrus secure]
ˈsureness n

sure

(ʃʊər, ʃɜr)

adj. sur•er, sur•est,
adv. adj.
1. free from doubt as to the reliability, character, action, etc., of something: to be sure of one's facts.
2. confident, as of something expected: sure of success.
3. convinced, fully persuaded, or positive: to be sure of a person's honesty.
4. assured or certain beyond question: a sure victory.
5. worthy of confidence; reliable: a sure messenger.
6. unfailing; never disappointing expectations: a sure cure.
7. unerring; never missing, slipping, etc.: a sure aim.
8. admitting of no doubt or question: sure proof.
9. destined; certain: It is sure to happen.
adv.
10. certainly; surely.
Idioms:
1. be or make sure, to take care (to be or do as specified): Be sure to close the windows.
2. for sure, without a doubt; for certain.
3. sure enough, Informal. as might have been expected; certainly.
4. to be sure, without doubt or dispute.
[1300–50; Middle English sur(e) < Middle French sur, Old French seur < Latin sēcūrus secure]
sure′ness, n.
usage: Both sure and surely are used as intensifying adverbs with the sense “undoubtedly, certainly.” In this use, sure is generally informal and occurs mainly in speech and written representations of speech and is likely to be criticized in other contexts: It sure is hot in here. I sure wouldn't want to be in your place. surely is used in this sense in all varieties of speech and writing: The law was surely meant to apply to both rich and poor. See also quick, slow.

certain

sure
1. having no doubts

If you are certain or sure about something, you have no doubts about it.

He felt certain that she would disapprove.
I'm sure she's right.
2. definite truths

If it is certain that something is true, it is definitely true. If it is certain that something will happen, it will definitely happen.

It is certain that he did not ask for the original of the portrait.
It seemed certain that they would succeed.

Be Careful!
Don't say that it is 'sure' that something is true or will happen.

3. 'be certain to' and 'be sure to'

Instead of saying that it is certain that someone or something will do something, you can say that they are certain to do it or are sure to do it.

I'm waiting for Cynthia. She's certain to be late.
The growth in demand is certain to drive up the price.
These fears are sure to go away as the baby gets older.
The telephone stopped ringing. 'It's sure to ring again,' Halle said.

Instead of saying that it is certain that someone will be able to do something, you often say that they can be certain of doing it or can be sure of doing it.

I chose this hospital so I could be certain of having the best care possible.
You can always be sure of controlling one thing -- the strength with which you hit the ball.
4. emphasis

Don't use words such as 'very' or 'extremely' in front of certain or sure. If you want to emphasize that someone has no doubts or that something is true, you use words such as absolutely and completely.

We are not yet absolutely certain that this report is true.
Whether it was directed at Eddie or me, I couldn't be completely certain.
Can you be absolutely sure that a murder has been committed?
She felt completely sure that she was pregnant.
5. negative structures

Sure is more common that 'certain' in negative structures.

'Are you going to the party tonight?' – 'I'm not sure. Are you?'
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sure - having or feeling no doubt or uncertainty; confident and assured; "felt certain of success"; "was sure (or certain) she had seen it"; "was very sure in his beliefs"; "sure of her friends"
incertain, uncertain, unsure - lacking or indicating lack of confidence or assurance; "uncertain of his convictions"; "unsure of himself and his future"; "moving with uncertain (or unsure) steps"; "an uncertain smile"; "touched the ornaments with uncertain fingers"
2.sure - exercising or taking care great enough to bring assurance; "be certain to disconnect the iron when you are through"; "be sure to lock the doors"
careful - exercising caution or showing care or attention; "they were careful when crossing the busy street"; "be careful to keep her shoes clean"; "did very careful research"; "careful art restorers"; "careful of the rights of others"; "careful about one's behavior"
3.sure - certain to occur; destined or inevitable; "he was certain to fail"; "his fate is certain"; "In this life nothing is certain but death and taxes"- Benjamin Franklin; "he faced certain death"; "sudden but sure regret"; "he is sure to win"
predictable - capable of being foretold
4.sure - physically secure or dependable; "a sure footing"; "was on sure ground"
secure - free from danger or risk; "secure from harm"; "his fortune was secure"; "made a secure place for himself in his field"
5.sure - reliable in operation or effect; "a quick and certain remedy"; "a sure way to distinguish the two"; "wood dust is a sure sign of termites"
dependable, reliable - worthy of reliance or trust; "a reliable source of information"; "a dependable worker"
6.sure - (of persons) worthy of trust or confidencesure - (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence; "a sure (or trusted) friend"
trustworthy, trusty - worthy of trust or belief; "a trustworthy report"; "an experienced and trustworthy traveling companion"
7.sure - infallible or unfailing; "a sure (or true) sign of one's commitment"
true - consistent with fact or reality; not false; "the story is true"; "it is undesirable to believe a proposition when there is no ground whatever for supposing it true"- B. Russell; "the true meaning of the statement"
8.sure - certain not to fail; "a sure hand on the throttle"
steady - not subject to change or variation especially in behavior; "a steady beat"; "a steady job"; "a steady breeze"; "a steady increase"; "a good steady ballplayer"
9.sure - impossible to doubt or dispute; "indisputable (or sure) proof"
certain - established beyond doubt or question; definitely known; "what is certain is that every effect must have a cause"; "it is certain that they were on the bus"; "his fate is certain"; "the date for the invasion is certain"
Adv.1.sure - definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely'); "the results are surely encouraging"; "she certainly is a hard worker"; "it's going to be a good day for sure"; "they are coming, for certain"; "they thought he had been killed sure enough"; "he'll win sure as shooting"; "they sure smell good"; "sure he'll come"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

sure

adjective
2. inevitable, guaranteed, bound, assured, in the bag (slang), inescapable, irrevocable, ineluctable They're sure to win yet more honours.
inevitable unsure, touch-and-go
4. secure, firm, steady, fast, safe, confident, solid, stable, unhesitating, unfaltering A doctor's sure hands may perform surgery.
interjection
1. (Informal) certainly, of course, OK or okay (informal), absolutely, you bet (informal), sure thing (informal), yes, all right Yeah, sure, you can have the key.
be sure to remember to, take care to, see that you, be careful to, don't forget to, make sure to, mind that you Be sure to read about how mozzarella is made.
for sure (Informal) definitely, absolutely, without question, surely, certainly, beyond any doubt We still don't know what happened for sure.
make sure check, ensure, confirm, make certain, verify Before you cut the cloth, make sure the pattern matches up.
sure enough as expected, as anticipated Sure enough, it was delicious.

sure

adjective
2. Known positively:
Idiom: for certain.
3. Bound to happen:
4. Such as could not possibly fail or disappoint:
Informal: sure-fire.
5. Not easily moved or shaken:
6. Firmly settled or positioned:
7. Having no doubt:
Translations
اكيدبالتأكيدمُأَكَّد، أكيدمُتَأَكِدمُتأكِّد
jistýovšemspolehlivýjistě
sikker
varma
siguran
biztos
áreiîanlegur, traustur, öruggurviss, öruggurvissulega; auîvitaî
確信して
확실한
kaip dukart dunepamirško kaipgipasikliauti savimitvirtai stovintis ant kojų
drošsnoteiktinoteiktspārliecinātspārliecinošs
sigur
sevedazagotovodejanskoprepričan
säker
แน่ใจ
chắc chắn

sure

[ʃʊəʳ] ADJ (surer (compar) (surest (superl)))
A. ADJ
1. (= certain)
1.1.seguro
"do you want to see that film?" - "I'm not sure"-¿quieres ver esa película? -no sé or no estoy seguro
she seemed honest enough but I had to be sureparecía bastante sincera, pero tenía que asegurarme or estar seguro
"I know my duty" - "I'm sure you do"-sé cuál es mi deber -de eso estoy seguro
to be sure thatestar seguro de que
I'm sure that she's rightestoy seguro de que tiene razón
I'm not sure that I can help youno estoy seguro de que te pueda ayudar, no estoy seguro de poder ayudarte
are you sure you won't have another drink?¿seguro que no quieres tomarte otra copa?
I'm quite sure her decision was rightestoy convencido de que or estoy completamente seguro de que su decisión fue correcta
to be sure about sthestar seguro de algo
I'm not sure about the date yettodavía no estoy seguro de la fecha
I like the colour but I'm not sure about the shapeme gusta el color pero la forma no acaba de convencerme
to be sure what/whoestar seguro de qué/quién
Jane wasn't sure (in her mind) what she thought about abortionJane no tenía muy claras las ideas sobre el aborto
I'm not sure whetherno estoy seguro (de) si ...
1.2.
to be sure of sthestar seguro de algo
you can be sure of our supportpuedes estar seguro de nuestro apoyo
Cameroon is sure of a place in the second roundCamerún tiene una plaza asegurada or segura en la segunda ronda
book now to be sure of a place on the coursehaga la reserva ahora para tener la plaza en el curso asegurada or segura
we can't be sure of winningno podemos estar seguros de que vayamos a ganar
to be sure of one's factsestar seguro de lo que se dice
1.3. to be sure of sb: I've always felt very sure of Johnsiempre he confiado mucho en John
he was not quite sure of Floratenía sus dudas acerca de Flora
to be sure of o.s.estar seguro de sí mismo
to be sure of sbconfiar en algn
1.4. + INFIN it is sure to rainseguro que llueve, seguramente lloverá
she is sure to agreeseguro que está de acuerdo, seguramente estará de acuerdo
be sure to or be sure and close the windowasegúrate de que cierras la ventana
be sure to or be sure and tell meque no se te olvide contármelo
be sure not to take any weaponsno se te ocurra ir armado
1.5.
to make sure (that)asegurarse (de que)
I knocked on his door to make sure that he was all rightllamé a su puerta para asegurarme de que estaba bien
make sure it doesn't happen againasegúrate de que no vuelva a ocurrir
her friends made sure that she was never alonesus amigos se encargaron de que no estuviera nunca sola
please make sure that your children get to school on timeconsiga de la forma que sea que sus hijos lleguen a la escuela a tiempo
better get a ticket beforehand, just to make suremejor compre el billete de antemano, más que nada para ir sobre seguro or para tener esa seguridad
to make sure to do sthasegurarse de hacer algo
2. (= reliable) [sign] → claro; [way] → seguro
one sure way to lose isuna forma segura de perder es ...
she had a sure grasp of the subjecttenía un gran dominio del tema
to do sth in the sure knowledge thathacer algo sabiendo bien que or con la seguridad de que
3. (in phrases)
it's a sure bet that he'll comesegurísimo que viene
for sureseguro
you'll get it tomorrow for surelo recibirás mañana seguro
nobody or no one knows for surenadie lo sabe con seguridad
I can't say for sureno puedo decirlo con seguridad
that's for sure; one thing's for sureuna cosa está clara
sure thing a month ago, a yes-vote seemed a sure thinghace un mes, el voto a favor parecía algo seguro
he's a sure thing for presidentno cabe la menor duda de que llegará a presidente (esp US) "I'd like to hire a car" - "sure thing"-quiero alquilar un coche -sí, claro
"can I go with you?" - "sure thing"-¿puedo ir contigo? -claro que sí or por supuesto
"did you like it?" - "sure thing"-¿te ha gustado? -ya lo creo
this is a plausible interpretation, to be sure, butdesde luego que or claro que ésta es una interpretación muy verosímil pero ...
well, that's bad luck to be sure!vaya, ¡eso sí que es tener mala suerte!
B. ADV
1. (US) (= certainly) (emphatic) he sure is cuteno veas si es guapo
I sure am boredno veas si estoy aburrido
"know what I mean?" - "sure do"-sabes, ¿no? -claro que sí or claro que lo sé
(as) sure as I'm sure as hell not going to help himyo sí que no le voy a ayudar
as sure as eggs is eggs, he did itlo hizo él, como que me llamo Elena/Juan
2. (esp US) (= of course) → claro
"did you tell your uncle about her?" - "oh, sure"-¿le hablaste a tu tío de ella? -¡claro! or (LAm) -¡cómo no!
"can I go with you?" - "sure"-¿puedo ir contigo? -¡por supuesto! orclaro que sí!
"is that OK?" - "sure!"-¿está bien así? -¡claro que sí! or (LAm) -¡cómo no!
3. (= true) → claro
sure, it's never been done beforeclaro que no se ha hecho antes
4.
sure enoughefectivamente, en efecto
he said he'd be here, and sure enough, there he isdijo que estaría aquí y efectivamente or en efecto, aquí está

sure

[ˈʃʊər ˈʃɔːr]
adj
(= certain) → sûr(e)
Are you sure? → Tu es sûr?
How could he be so sure? → Comment pouvait-il en être si sûr?
I'm sure of it → j'en suis sûr
I'm not sure how ... → je ne sais pas très bien comment ...
I'm not sure why ... → je ne sais pas très bien pourquoi ...
I'm not sure when ... → je ne sais pas très bien quand ...
to make sure (that) ... → s'assurer que ...
I'm going to make sure the door's locked → Je vais m'assurer que la porte est fermée à clé.
to make sure of sth [+ facts, victory, success] → s'assurer de qch
one thing's for sure ... → une chose est sûre ...
I don't know for sure → je n'en suis pas sûr
(= reliable) [way, method, remedy] → sûr(e)
a sure sign of sth → un signe indubitable de qch
to be a sure sign of sth → être un signe indubitable de qch, signaler à coup sûr qch
Wood dust beneath a piece of furniture is a sure sign of woodworm → De la poussière de bois sous un meuble est un signe indubitable de la présence de vers., De la poussière de bois sous un meuble signale à coup sûr la présence de vers.
sure thing! (mainly US)c'est sûr!
(= bound) to be sure to do sth → être sûr(e) de faire qch
(= steady) [aim, touch, footing] → sûr(e)
(= confident) → sûr(e)
to be sure of sth
They're sure of success → Ils sont sûrs du succès.
to be sure of o.s. → être sûr(e) de soi
adv
(= yes) → bien sûr
"Can I go with you?" - "Sure." → "Je peux venir avec toi?" - "Bien sûr."
(for emphasis) (= certainly)
That sure is pretty → C'est drôlement joli.
It sure looks that way → Cela y ressemble drôlement.
sure enough → effectivementsure-fire [ˈʃʊərfaɪər] adj [way, method] → infailliblesure-footed [ˌʃʊərˈfʊtid] adjau pied sûr

sure

adj (+er)
(= reliable, steady, safe) hand, touch, marksman, footing, knowledgesicher; criterion, proof, factseindeutig; method, remedy, friendzuverlässig, verlässlich; understandinggenau; his aim was sureer traf sicher ins Ziel; in the sure knowledge that …in der Gewissheit, dass …
(= definite)sicher; it is sure that he will comees ist sicher, dass er kommt, er kommt ganz bestimmt; it’s sure to raines regnet ganz bestimmt; he was sure to see her againes war sicher, dass er sie wiedersehen würde; be sure to tell mesag mir auf jeden Fall Bescheid; be sure to turn the gas offvergiss nicht, das Gas abzudrehen; be sure to go and see herdu musst sie unbedingt besuchen; you’re sure of a good meal/of successein gutes Essen/der Erfolg ist Ihnen sicher; I want to be sure of seeing himich möchte ihn auf jeden Fall sehen; to make sure (= check)nachsehen, kontrollieren; to make sure to do somethingnicht vergessen, etw zu tun; make sure you get the leads the right way roundachten Sie darauf, dass die Kabel richtig herum sind; make sure you take your keysdenk daran, deine Schlüssel mitzunehmen; it’s best to make suresicher ist sicher; to make sure of one’s factssich der Fakten (gen)versichern; to make sure of a seatsich (dat)einen Platz sichern; I’ve made sure that there’s enough coffee for everyoneich habe dafür gesorgt, dass genug Kaffee für alle da ist; sure thing! (esp US inf) → klare Sache! (inf); he’s a sure thing for president (esp US inf) → er ist ein todsicherer Tipp für die Präsidentschaft; he’ll quit for sureer kündigt ganz bestimmt; I’ll find out for sureich werde das genau herausfinden; do you know for sure?wissen Sie das ganz sicher?; to be sure!Mensch!, tatsächlich!; and there he was, to be sure (esp Ir) → und da war er doch tatsächlich!
(= positive, convinced)sicher; I’m sure she’s rightich bin sicher, sie hat recht; do you want to see that film? — I’m not surewillst du diesen Film sehen? — ich bin mir nicht sicher; I’m perfectly sureich bin (mir da) ganz sicher; to be sure about somethingsich (dat)einer Sache (gen)sicher sein; I’m not so sure about thatda bin ich nicht so sicher; to be sure of one’s factsseiner Fakten sicher sein; to be sure about or of somebody (= confident)sich bei jdm or über jdn sicher sein; to be sure of oneselfsich (dat)seiner Sache sicher sein; (= generally self-confident)selbstsicher sein; I’m sure I don’t know, I don’t know, I’m sureich habe keine Ahnung; I’m not sure how/why …ich bin (mir) nicht sicher or ich weiß nicht genau, wie/warum …
adv
(inf) will you do it? — sure!machst du das? — klar! (inf); that meat was sure tough or sure was toughdas Fleisch war vielleicht zäh!; know what I mean? — sure dodu weißt, was ich meine? — aber sicher or aber klar (inf); that’s sure pretty (US) → das ist doch schön, nicht?
and sure enough he did comeund er ist tatsächlich gekommen; he’ll come sure enougher kommt ganz bestimmt, er kommt schon; it’s blood sure enoughes ist tatsächlich Blut
as sure as sure can be (inf) as sure as I’m standing here (inf)garantiert, todsicher (inf)

sure

:
sure-fire
adj (inf)todsicher (inf), → bombensicher (inf)
sure-footed
adj(tritt)sicher; (fig: = confident) → selbstsicher

sure

[ʃʊəʳ]
1. adj (-r (comp) (-st (superl))) (gen) → sicuro/a; (definite, convinced) → sicuro/a, certo/a
it's sure to rain → pioverà di sicuro
I'm sure it's going to rain → sono sicuro che pioverà
I'm not sure how/why/when → non so bene come/perché/quando + sub
be sure to tell me if you see him → mi raccomando, dimmi se lo vedi
to be sure of sth → essere sicuro/a di qc
to be sure of o.s. → essere sicuro/a di sé
to be sure of one's facts → essere sicuro/a dei fatti
you can be sure of a good time there → puoi essere sicuro che ti divertirai
to make sure of sth → assicurarsi di qc
be or make sure you do it right → bada di farlo bene
I'll find out for sure → vedrò di accertarmene
I think I locked up, but I'll just make sure → credo di aver chiuso a chiave, ma voglio assicurarmene
just to make sure → per sicurezza
do you know for sure? → ne sei proprio sicuro?
she'll leave, for sure → senza dubbio partirà
I'm sure I don't know, I don't know, I'm sure → che vuoi che ne sappia io?
he's a sure thing for president → ha la presidenza assicurata
2. adv is that O.K.? - sure!va bene? - certo! or sicuro!
that sure is pretty, that's sure pretty (Am) → è veramente or davvero carino
sure enough! (of course) → sicuro!, senz'altro!
sure enough (predictably) → infatti
as sure as fate → ovviamente
as sure as eggs is eggs, as sure as I'm standing here → e com'è vero Dio

sure

(ʃuə) adjective
1. (negative unsure) having no doubt; certain. I'm sure that I gave him the book; I'm not sure where she lives / what her address is; `There's a bus at two o'clock.' `Are you quite sure?'; I thought the idea was good, but now I'm not so sure; I'll help you – you can be sure of that!
2. unlikely to fail (to do or get something). He's sure to win; You're sure of a good dinner if you stay at that hotel.
3. reliable or trustworthy. a sure way to cure hiccups; a safe, sure method; a sure aim with a rifle.
adverb
(especially American) certainly; of course. Sure I'll help you!; `Would you like to come?' `Sure!'
ˈsurely adverb
1. used in questions, exclamations etc to indicate what the speaker considers probable. Surely she's finished her work by now!; You don't believe what she said, surely?
2. without doubt, hesitation, mistake or failure. Slowly but surely we're achieving our aim.
3. (in answers) certainly; of course. `May I come with you?' `Surely!'
ˈsureness noun
ˌsure-ˈfooted adjective
not likely to slip or stumble. Goats are sure-footed animals.
as sure as
used in various phrases that mean `without fail' or `without doubt'. As sure as fate / anything / eggs are eggs, he'll be late again.
be sure to
don't fail to. Be sure to switch off the television.
be/feel sure of oneself
to be confident.
for sure
definitely or certainly. We don't know for sure that he's dead.
make sure
to act so that, or check that, something is certain or sure. Arrive early at the cinema to make sure of (getting) a seat!; I think he's coming today but I'll telephone to make sure (of that / that he is).
sure enough
in fact, as was expected. I thought she'd be angry, and sure enough she was.

sure

مُتَأَكِد jistý sikker sicher βέβαιος seguro varma sûr siguran sicuro 確信して 확실한 zeker sikker pewny certo уверенный säker แน่ใจ emin chắc chắn 确定的

sure

a. seguro-a, decidido-a; positivo-a.

sure

adj seguro; to be — to, to make — to asegurarse de; Be sure to keep the wound clean..Asegúrese de mantener limpia la herida.
References in classic literature ?
I'm sure we work hard enough to earn it," cried Jo, examining the heels of her shoes in a gentlemanly manner.
Something father said makes it sure that I shall have to go away.
pray do not whip your good horse any more; I am sure he is doing all he can, and the road is very steep; I am sure he is doing his best.
Martin had told her one day (and there was a blush as she said it,) that it was impossible for any body to be a better son, and therefore she was sure, whenever he married, he would make a good husband.
Why, to be sure," said her husband, very gravely, "that would make great difference.
Dickon says anything will understand if you're friends with it for sure, but you have to be friends for sure.
Morrel appeared and was saluted with an enthusiastic burst of applause from the crew of the Pharaon, who hailed the visit of the shipowner as a sure indication that the man whose wedding feast he thus delighted to honor would ere long be first in command of the ship; and as Dantes was universally beloved on board his vessel, the sailors put no restraint on their tumultuous joy at finding that the opinion and choice of their superiors so exactly coincided with their own.
I know of nobody that is coming, I am sure, unless Charlotte Lucas should happen to call in-- And I hope MY dinners are good enough for her.
But I dare not speak till I am sure that my love is returned.
IT'S on my visiting cards sure enough (and it's them that's all o' pink satin paper) that inny gintleman that plases may behould the intheristhin words, "Sir Pathrick O'Grandison, Barronitt, 39 Southampton Row, Russell Square, Parrish o' Bloomsbury.
He is certainly very handsome; and yet more, there is an openness in his manner that must be highly prepossessing, and I am sure she feels it so.
Amongst a man's peers, a man shall be sure of familiarity; and therefore it is good, a little to keep state.