Adverb(1) definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely'
(1) She walked firmly and surely , every footstep getting stronger, and went to the door.(2) His views on the proper basicality of belief in God surely do not commit him to thinking that faith and reason conflict.(3) no one knows how to move the economy quickly and surely in that direction(4) Were that true, extra troops should surely be sent to boost security.(5) If he didn't hurry, there would be nowhere to hide, and he and Anne would surely die.(6) True devotees surely know that there can be no compromise with them.(7) Today, as all recent Old Firm managers of substance have done, he will surely deliver a trophy in his first season.(8) There is surely an opening here for new private firms to come in and show the established operators how it could be done.(9) People say that the greatest geniuses are always the most troubled and this is surely true of comedians.(10) Having a dog or cat around the house will surely bring animal lovers a lot of smiles.(11) if he did not heed the warning, he would surely die(12) if there is no will, then surely the house goes automatically to you(13) For all that, surely people should be able to talk about their fundamental beliefs.(14) This may or not be so, but in a debate about changing the law to make it more effective, it is surely the wrong emphasis.(15) This was surely partly because the election result is indeed all but certain.(16) I've been trying to look out for it and will surely die if I miss it again.
(1) slowly but surely :: stadig maar seker
2. certainly ::
4. for certain ::
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