Also, for sure. Without doubt. For example, I can't tell for certain if this is the right color, or I know for sure that she has a new car. The first term dates from the early 1300s. The variant, dating from the late 1500s, is also used colloquially to express agreement or assert the truth of a statement, as in Mary is really bossy.—That's for sure, or Are you coming to the party?—For sure I am.
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Certain features of its history suggest why this may be the case.
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Unlike the Soviet Union at a certain period in history, the Russian economy does not hold a candle to that of the United States.
I believe in the power of institutions—Congress, public policy, certain ideas about politics—that last for a long time.
At least for now, because few things about this dispute are absolutely certain.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead|Dean Obeidallah|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
On certain of the stems the fertile cone appears and the spores are ripened about June, after which the process withers.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
The possibilities of certain branches of teaching have been altogether revolutionized by the cinematograph.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
M'Bongo and his whole court are now clothed, I am happy to say, at least to a certain extent.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
After a bit of waiting, Mac decided that the smoke was floating from a certain direction, and we began to edge carefully that way.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
He has secured the release of certain Spanish prisoners, and is building two ships.