But there are certain consistent features of these stories, said Dawson.
Just like Cheever maybe pushed away from certain aspects of sex.
Limato was similarly wounded when certain clients over the years, such as Nicolas Cage and Anthony Hopkins, left him.
One thing is for certain, the events of the past few weeks have done irreparable damage to the image of Nigeria.
certain sections of the battlefield,” he adds, “were littered with the ghastly remains of burnt-out tanks and incinerated crews.
certain topical skits and other pieces of no value have been omitted.
After all, there are certain things that you can't tell in too few words.
Some one wished to buy a certain thing, and some one else wished to buy it also.
certain faculties develop in response to the pressure of environment.
A certain sense of familiarity in his surroundings came over him.
c.1300, "determined, fixed," from Old French certain "reliable, sure, assured" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *certanus, from Latin certus "sure, fixed, settled, determined" (also source of Italian certo, Spanish cierto), originally a variant past participle of cernere "to distinguish, decide," literally "to sift, separate" (see crisis).
Of persons, "full of confidence in one's knowledge or judgment," from mid-14c. Euphemistic use (of a certain age, etc.) attested from mid-18c. Certainer, certainest were common to c.1750, but have fallen from proper use for some reason. Expression for certain "assuredly" is attested by early 14c.