sure of oneself
Self-confident, as in Now that Mary's graduated she's much more sure of herself. This expression uses sure in the sense of “confident” or “secure,” a usage dating from the mid-1400s.
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“They sure took the Sony thing seriously,” Attkisson said dryly.Ex-CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s Battle Royale With the Feds|Lloyd Grove|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And it must make sure that the platform of debate where we can freely exchange ideas is safe and sound.
Our duty is to make sure that they realize that the Prophet is not avenged.
The speaker conjures up centuries of collective sagacity, aligning oneself with an eternal, inarguable good.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I like the idea of Jon Hamm… There have been discussions—though I'm not sure how serious they've been.‘Archer’ Creator Adam Reed Spills Season 6 Secrets, From Surreal Plotlines to Life Post-ISIS|Marlow Stern|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When a man converses with himself, he is sure that he does not converse with an enemy.
I am therefore quite sure I shall be content to await his father's consent, should it not come these many years.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
And sure enough when Sunday came, and the pencil was restored to him, he promptly showed nurse his picture.Children's Ways|James Sully
He had seen the act committed, he felt sure but had made no effort whatever to stop the thief.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
Gold and silver make the feet stand sure: but wise counsel is above them both.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various