HyperDic: sure_as_shooting

English > 2 senses of the expression sure as shooting:
ADVERBallsure as shooting, surely, certainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enoughdefinitely or positively ('sure' is sometimes used informally for 'surely')
ADJECTIVEallsure as shootingabsolutely certain
English > sure as shooting: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningabsolutely certain.
Example"it is sure as shooting that they will come"
BroadercertainEstablished beyond doubt or question
English > sure as shooting: 2 senses > adverb 1
Meaningdefinitely or positively ('sure' is sometimes used informally for 'surely').
Example "he'll win sure as shooting"
Synonymssurely, certainly, sure, for sure, for certain, sure enough
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishciertamente, con bastante seguridad, con certeza, con seguridad, seguramente, seguro, sin duda
Catalancertament, de segur, per descomptat, segurament, segur, sens dubte

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