sure to work; foolproof:
a surefire moneymaking scheme.
(usually prenominal) (informal) certain to succeed or meet expectations; assured
sure as shooting
adjective 1. not likely to stumble, slip, or fall. 2. proceeding surely; unerring: his surefooted pursuit of success.
adjective 1. not likely to stumble, slip, or fall. 2. proceeding surely; unerring: his surefooted pursuit of success. adjective 1. unlikely to fall, slip, or stumble 2. not likely to err or fail, as in judgment
adjective 1. using the hands with skill and confidence; dexterous. 2. done with skill and proficiency: a sure-handed sketch of a proposed building. 3. displaying the skill and experience of an expert: a sure-handed politician.
adverb 1. firmly; unerringly; without missing, slipping, etc. 2. undoubtedly, assuredly, or certainly: The results are surely encouraging. 3. (in emphatic utterances that are not necessarily sustained by fact) assuredly: Surely you are mistaken. 4. inevitably or without fail: Slowly but surely the end approached. 5. yes, indeed: Surely, I’ll go with you! adverb 1. […]