Sure-thing



noun
1.
something that is or is supposed to be a certain success, as a bet or a business venture:
He thinks that real estate is a sure thing.
2.
something assured; certainty:
It’s a sure thing that he’ll refuse to cooperate.
interjection
3.
surely; for sure; O.K.
adverb
1.
(sentence substitute) (mainly US) all right! yes indeed! used to express enthusiastic assent
noun
2.
something guaranteed to be successful
sure as you’re a foot high
1.
a sure thing. A certainty, as in Making the bestseller list has been a sure thing for Stephen King. This usage originally alluded to a bet that one could not lose. [ First half of 1800s ]
2.
Yes indeed, certainly, as in Are you coming tonight?—Sure thing! This use of the idiom as an interjection dates from the late 1800s.

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