Yet the film has all the makings of a surefire American hit.
I almost always have a set of earplugs with me—usually Sonic Defenders by surefire.
Memo to my party: Blasting targets like Sonia Sotomayor and Colin Powell is a surefire strategy to guarantee our extinction.
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.
“A surefire way to get followers to your cult is to talk about the apocalypse,” he explains nonchalantly.
The only surefire way to prevent that is to be constantly changing up your devices.
Only a few weeks ago, Lincoln was assumed to be the surefire winner of the Academy Award for Best Picture.
Despite what admissions guidebooks tell you, there's no surefire formula to the college essay.
Sen. Lindsey Graham has a surefire way to ensure that Libya doesn't turn into a stalemate: Bomb Gaddafi out of Tripoli.
It was a surefire way of reminding the captains that men and frogs were brothers under the skin.