sure to work; foolproof: a surefire moneymaking scheme.
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How to use surefire in a sentence
Leveraging Google My Business is a surefire way to give your business a much-needed visibility boost.A small business’ step-by-step guide to dominating local search in 2021 | Joseph Dyson | February 10, 2021 | Search Engine Watch
This is a surefire recipe for a treat that delivers on appearance without making you work too hard.Sticky, gooey, crunchy, chewy — 11 gluten-free cookie recipes to delight in this holiday season | Becky Krystal | December 17, 2020 | Washington Post
In Charlie Kolar, a surefire NFL draft pick, Iowa State has the school’s all-time single-season record holder for receiving yards by a tight end.The Secret To Iowa State’s Improbable Season? Balance. | Josh Planos | December 15, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
The Game of Life, currently published by Hasbro, is a surefire family bet available on a budget that follows a time-tested formula for fun.
Urging such high-risk people to stay home and safe this Thanksgiving is the most surefire way to prevent that reality from becoming even more entrenched.It’s not too late: 5 ways to dramatically lower your COVID Thanksgiving risk | Sy Mukherjee | November 24, 2020 | Fortune
But even before adults enter their senior years, children are not a surefire way to inoculate against loneliness.
So Hachette and the other publishers were all ears when Steve Jobs came a-calling with a surefire way to jack up e-book prices.Amazon Is NOT the Vladimir Putin of the Publishing World | Nick Gillespie | June 5, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
If you should one day decide to be a teacher, or seek a public office, this is a surefire way to block such endeavors.An Open Letter to Sydney Leathers: Please Don’t Do Porn | Aurora Snow | July 30, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
A surefire way to keep ‘The View’ as kooky as ever: hire Jenny McCarthy.
The only surefire way to prevent that is to be constantly changing up your devices.How to Keep the NSA at Bay: The Tricks From Privacy Experts | Winston Ross | June 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was a surefire way of reminding the captains that men and frogs were brothers under the skin.The Mississippi Saucer | Frank Belknap Long
British Dictionary definitions for sure-fire
(usually prenominal) informal certain to succeed or meet expectations; assured
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