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The only sure thing in diets is that there’ll be a new one as soon everyone’s tired of this one.Is keto really better for weight loss? A new study takes a closer look at the diet.|Tamar Haspel|January 21, 2021|Washington Post
After everything that’s happened, nothing with Boeing is a sure thing.The 11 biggest space missions of 2021 (and their chances of success)|Neel Patel|January 4, 2021|MIT Technology Review
However, e-commerce growth is a sure thing and multiple surveys have confirmed that holiday shopping is already underway, following Prime Day.Online holiday sales could reach $200 billion according to Adobe|Greg Sterling|October 28, 2020|Search Engine Land
Accordingly, our prediction model gives Los Angeles a 69 percent chance of winning its first title since 1988 — big by baseball standards, but far from a sure thing.What To Watch For In One Of The Most Intriguing World Series Ever|Neil Paine (firstname.lastname@example.org)|October 20, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
If the Foxes looked like a safe bet for Champions League qualification before City’s ban, they looked a sure thing in its aftermath.Leicester City Seemed Like A Sure Thing For The Champions League. Not Anymore.|Terrence Doyle|July 15, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
There is no such thing as speech so hateful or offensive it somehow “justifies” or “legitimizes” the use of violence.
“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
But the other thing that needs to be done is for us citizens to do.
And it must make sure that the platform of debate where we can freely exchange ideas is safe and sound.
No one seems to know who that is—or why they would want to do such a thing.
"There's just one thing I'd like to ask, if you don't mind," said Cynthia, coming suddenly out of a brown study.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?
Of course the expression of this value is modified and characterized by the nature of the thing spoken of.Expressive Voice Culture|Jessie Eldridge Southwick
It is only just to say, that the officers exhibited a degree of courage far beyond any thing we had expected from them.
And is this a mere fantastic talk, or is this a thing that could be done and that ought to be done?
British Dictionary definitions for sure thing
Idioms and Phrases with sure thing
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]
Yes indeed, certainly, as in Are you coming tonight?—Sure thing! This use of the idiom as an interjection dates from the late 1800s.