And sure enough, the referendum passed handily among the Turkish Cypriots.
sure, he broke off his holiday in Italy to take command in Downing Street almost within 48 hours of the first flare-up.
They may change their minds later, and if so, I'm sure we'll hear from them.
They projected sexual charisma, to be sure, but it was a charisma that was tamed and domesticated for their youngest female fans.
sure enough, she was tossed from the show within a matter of weeks.
Now she felt so sure of it that it was beyond contempt of question.
In you I was sure of a mind strong enough to break the fetters of habit.
Nobody was sure of him, and this cause augmented the difficulties of his position.
Without reasons I was sure of, you know, so there could be no chance of any mistake.
sure, there's no one can ride him barrin' the man I was talkin' of.'
c.1300, "safe, secure," later "mentally certain" (mid-15c.), from Old French sur, seur "safe, secure," from Latin securus "free from care, untroubled, heedless, safe" (see secure (adj.)). Pronunciation development followed that of sugar. As an affirmative meaning "yes, certainly" it dates from 1803, from Middle English meanings "firmly established; having no doubt," and phrases like to be sure (1650s), sure enough (1540s), and for sure (1580s). The use as a qualifier meaning "assuredly" goes back to early 15c. Sure-footed is from 1630s; sure thing dates from 1836. In 16c.-17c., Suresby was an appellation for a person to be depended upon.
["Towards a Broader Basis for Logic Programming", Bharat Jayaraman, TR CS Dept, SUNY Buffalo, 1990].