How to use Sure in a sentence
He sure is a nice guy.
Sure. Is it someone your family knew?
If you want to walk this late in the evening, you need to make sure I'm with you.
Be sure to invite him, my dear.
Since you arrived, she is not sure this is the way.Advertisement
Lisa glanced at Connie; not at all sure she was making a wise decision.
Sure, but we don't need that from the technology.
I am sure I never heard it.
Are you sure you want to go through with this?
His mother smiled, for she felt quite sure that there was no danger.Advertisement
Without factitious support, man is sure to come to earth again beyond that distance.
Do you really know what is in a hotdog, or are you sure you want to?
I am perfectly sure I wrote the story myself.
Bubonic plague, to be sure, is a disease.
But not, to be sure, without obstacles.Advertisement
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I'm sure he doesn't think that.
And I am sure that I never read any memorable news in a newspaper.
After receiving her visitors, the countess was so tired that she gave orders to admit no more, but the porter was told to be sure to invite to dinner all who came "to congratulate."
They are all expecting it, they are so sure that it will happen that I cannot, I cannot, disappoint them.Advertisement
To be sure, we all have to die.
For you'll admit that if we don't know for sure how many of them there are... hundreds of lives may depend on it, while there are only two of us.
Well I sure could.
Sure, I'll get my purse.
In which case, he'd sure picked the right girl to hound.Advertisement
You sure walk fast.
What makes you think I didn't follow to make sure she didn't chicken out?
Two childish voices laughed merrily at this action, and Dorothy was sure they were in no danger among such light-hearted folks, even if those folks couldn't be seen.
Whenever his back was turned, they were sure to begin whispering to one another.
Then we may be sure that he will never trouble us again.Advertisement
These will be waters to navigate carefully, in order to make sure that the right to privacy, a cornerstone of a free society, is not destroyed.
Not a cure, but it sure beats insulin shots.
I am sure He is.
Be sure that you give the poor the aid they most need, though it be your example which leaves them far behind.
I answered that I was very sure I liked it passably well; I was not joking.Advertisement
How it would come about he did not know, but he felt sure it would do so.
I was sure of it," began "Uncle."
Mom is fixing supper and I'm sure she has something you can wear in the morning.
But I'm sure they were on another street.
I guess I'll have to make sure I marry a man who'll stay home with the children.Advertisement
No, but I sure feel relieved, don't you?
He sure wouldn't go to the doctor then.
Adrienne wasn't sure she liked the drift of the conversation.
I'm sure something can be worked out.
Oh, I'm a Wizard; you may be sure of that.Advertisement
To be sure, when we can get them.
It was, however—and this is sure to earn me the wrath of many humanities professors—a time of surprisingly little originality.
I am sure you would like to know Mr. and Mrs. Hutton, they are so kind and interesting.
I am sure no reporter was present.
I am sure these difficulties will take care of themselves.Advertisement
To be sure, the deaf school is the only thing possible for children educated by the State.
But she interrupted me to say she was very sure she could feel my mouth very well.
I am sure we should love each other.
To be sure, I take the keenest interest in everything that concerns those who surround me; it is this very interest which makes it so difficult for me to carry on a conversation with some people who will not talk or say what they think, but I should not be sorry to find more friends ready to talk with me now and then about the wonderful things I read.
We should really be fed and cheered if when we met a man we were sure to see that some of the qualities which I have named, which we all prize more than those other productions, but which are for the most part broadcast and floating in the air, had taken root and grown in him.
It was very exciting at that season to roam the then boundless chestnut woods of Lincoln--they now sleep their long sleep under the railroad--with a bag on my shoulder, and a stick to open burs with in my hand, for I did not always wait for the frost, amid the rustling of leaves and the loud reproofs of the red squirrels and the jays, whose half-consumed nuts I sometimes stole, for the burs which they had selected were sure to contain sound ones.
Mechanics and tradesmen who come in person to the forest on no other errand, are sure to attend the wood auction, and even pay a high price for the privilege of gleaning after the woodchopper.
The partridge and the rabbit are still sure to thrive, like true natives of the soil, whatever revolutions occur.
Shall we with pains erect a heaven of blue glass over ourselves, though when it is done we shall be sure to gaze still at the true ethereal heaven far above, as if the former were not?
It was untrue to be sure, but still it was terrible, and she could not help thinking of it.
I'm sure of it! exclaimed Natasha, reading confirmation in Anna Mikhaylovna's face.
He had felt perfectly sure that there were other troops in front of him and that the enemy must be at least six miles away.
And the main thing is," he continued, "that I know, and know for certain, that the enjoyment of doing this good is the only sure happiness in life."
Napoleon merely laid the cross on Lazarev's breast and, dropping his hand, turned toward Alexander as though sure that the cross would adhere there.
And I am sure there will not be a happier man than you.
She ran without hurry, evidently feeling sure that no one saw her.
We were saying that your regiment would be sure to be better than Mamonov's.
I was at it three times--sure as I sit here.
His feverish state and the inflammation of his bowels, which were injured, were in the doctor's opinion sure to carry him off.
That feeling was so strong at the moment of leaving Voronezh that those who saw her off, as they looked at her careworn, despairing face, felt sure she would fall ill on the journey.
She was sure he would speak soft, tender words to her such as her father had uttered before his death, and that she would not be able to bear it and would burst into sobs in his presence.
I am sure of it, sure!
I need only advise anything and his Highness is sure to do the opposite, replied Bennigsen.
I'll be sure to send it to you.
But Pierre was not sufficiently sure of himself.
I am sure he really loved him.
I am sure it is Pierre.
He alone could play on the clavichord that ecossaise (his only piece) to which, as he said, all possible dances could be danced, and they felt sure he had brought presents for them all.
When an event is taking place people express their opinions and wishes about it, and as the event results from the collective activity of many people, some one of the opinions or wishes expressed is sure to be fulfilled if but approximately.
Make sure to call ahead and make a reservation or you might not get a seat.
Be sure to save room for a homemade and piping hot churro for dessert.
Make sure to leave room for homemade cheesecake and sorbets at this family-friendly restaurant.
Make sure to slow down and grab a bite to eat, though.
Make sure to look over the wine list while you wait for your meal.
While you wait for your meal to arrive, make sure to look over the extensive wine list.
The bar boasts a selection of imported sake, shouchu, plum liqueur and beer sure to help comfort any achy muscles you might have from your active day.
These restaurants are popular for good reason-the menu offers a wide range of options sure to appeal to fondue lovers and to make converts out of those who have yet to be introduced to fondue.
When dining here, be sure to save room for a tasty selection from the pastry cart.
Regardless of when you visit, you are sure to enjoy the retaurant's clean, well decorated dining room.
Be sure to try the fruit pancakes during the summer months.
With plenty of lunch and dinner menus available, you're sure to find a great meal at the resort.
You can play pool or bowl at the clubhouse, but make sure you check the dress code.
The restaurant's Senegalese waitresses take great pride in making sure that you enjoy your dining experience.
Regardless of the length of your trip, be sure to check out one or all of the area's child-friendly restaurants.
Be sure to bring along your appetite when visiting this area and its many eateries.
Be sure to add sides to your meal, such as coleslaw, corn bread and scrumptious desserts.
Portions at this cafe are plentiful and are sure to fuel you up for your next mountain hiking adventure.
I'm sure he wouldn't want you to have a wreck trying to get there in a hurry.
If you need anything, be sure to call me.
Julia and Rachel were out shopping, and she stood in his doorway, not sure what to say.
Sure, if he isn't saddled with a wife and a couple of kids.
Oh, I'm sure he intends to.
No, he sure isn't.
Sure, they had spent more time wandering on the ranch, but that was only because Brandon wanted to get her alone.
I'm sure you'll fit into his plans.
Brandon still wasn't sure when he would be able to leave the ranch.
You sure seemed like a willing participant for a while there.
She owed it to herself to find out for sure, didn't she?
Are you sure you want to?
The riders were a blur in the heat waves, but she was sure one was Pete.
Still, her stomach would be tied in a knot until she was sure it wasn't her father.
Sure, 'til someone snatches that whip out of your hand and gives you the spankin' you've been asking for.
Sure, he was good looking, but looks weren't everything.
I'm sure of it.
I'm sure you saw this coming.
The photo was fuzzy and the boy was young, but the eyes - she was sure it was Bordeaux.
He was lying, sure enough.
His voice was so calm that she wasn't sure she had heard him right.
I'm not so sure.
She wasn't so sure.
Yours is the second offer I've had this trip and I want to make sure I get the best deal.
Sure, there were other places to live, but nothing would be like the valley where she had spent her childhood.
Bordeaux wouldn't have left her unless he felt she was safe, she was sure of that.
I'm sure it's nothing serious.
I'm sure the company will be better, too.
I don't know about friends, but there sure are a lot of people in Ashley who seem preoccupied with everything I do.
Chauncey seemed so sure...
Sure, you had a reason to go to Ashley.
I'm still not sure why they did - maybe because they had recently lost a lot of their own people.
Whatever the case, she always made sure his table was ready when he arrived.
Sure, you're thin, but you've got everything situated right.
If he isn't blind or dead, I'm sure he's noticed.
I wasn't sure who came in.
You start that and he'll hang around for sure.
Sure, and you haven't entertained a single romantic thought about him?
I sure didn't have that much will power.
There are some curtains and rugs in the attic - I'm sure you've already found them.
Why that was so important to him, she wasn't sure, and he never explained.
To make sure I'm not keeping up with the Jones', I suppose.
You seemed pretty sure of yourself a while ago.
I know you're sure you can stay in control, but...
Are you sure you're all right.
I'm not sure who started that story, but it floated around here for my last two years of high school.
He followed her to the family room and made sure she was safely lying down before he left.
Make sure you don't get any sparks on that thing.
She had been so sure it would never happen with her consent.
He's done it before and I'm sure he'll do it again.
Not working as hard as you, that's for sure.
Sure. Chet never did hire anyone else.
His voice was low and she was sure no one else heard, but her face burned furiously.
By the time Claudette showed up, I knew for sure.
For all of Quinn LeBlanc's intellectual abilities, I not sure Martha isn't the main bread winner while Quinn tinkers in the theoretical world of the intellectual elite.
It was either that or start from scratch but he's not even sure he's a catholic, much less committed to anything.
Martha kept up a steady stream of reminiscences; I'm sure for Howie's benefit.
I'm sure neither Quinn nor Martha is surprised and Howie is probably asleep.
Just make sure he's not traumatized or something.
I'm sure Howie didn't snack on what I'm growing!
I'm sure I made more of it than it deserved.
I wasn't sure that bit of philosophy got us anywhere.
I'm sure we can all agree to that.
But I'm not sure there's any accurate way of proving that one way or the other.
I'm sure he meant well, but his lecture wasn't what Howie, and to a lesser extent Betsy, wanted to hear.
I didn't know him all that well but in my mixed up mind I was sure it was some sick way to make things right.
They were sure he murdered Annie because he lived nearby at the time but they couldn't prove it.
I was sure he was making a mistake about the priesthood and I thought I was proving it.
I'm sure you were in love with me; all the boys were.
I'm not sure he could exactly duplicate the test room.
I'm sure if he sees how important this is to you, he'll relent.
Sure, I'm curious to find out what it is.
That's not my field but I'm not sure if anyone is producing serious study.
I'm sure Betsy felt the same.
Howie was a total wreck and I'm sure neither Quinn nor I was much better.
How can we be sure Howie is always right?
We weren't sure what to do or even if we should report Howie's feelings.
We didn't even remain on the phone so sure we were that it wouldn't prove to be a crime.
Just make sure our asses are protected.
I wanted to be sure he was at home and hopefully alone.
I'm sure our people have that stuff.
I didn't believe what Dan Brennan told me and I'm not sure I do now but I'm no fool.
He remained adverse to any case where he knew for sure that someone was killed.
I'm not sure anyone else in our group was in shape to drive home after our champagne celebration of the scary new life each of us agreed to embrace.
She made sure her computer was solely a word processor with no on line capabilities so no one could ever hack into it.
We constantly longed to follow up on our endeavors and make sure what Howie discovered was brought to a positive conclusion.
I'm sure some trusting farm folk will leave a door unlocked or a window open for my pleasure, for my endless possibilities.
I'm not sure, well.
I'm not sure why.
Maybe I should call him myself, just to make sure.
You just want to contribute and I'm sure you can.
I was sure dear Brenda would be far more candid with the instrument pressed to her throat.
Weekends were private time for all of us and we weren't sure if Howie would adopt the usual routine of doing our own thing.
I'm sure it's your Delaware-Alabama guy, the one who murdered the fake psychic Youngblood in California.
I'm not sure he was aware the show received such widespread attention.
I can't say for sure because I'm on the outside, trying to look in and trying not to get caught, but they've pulled the curtain closed on me.
I'm sure he could read the frustration in my voice.
Warning that Boston woman sounds prudent, though I'm not sure she has a clue to finding the so-called Psychic tipster.
I'm sure you'll do what's best.
I admit I was sulking, not sure who was annoyed with whom; tiring of surely looks.
Howie was hot, which I'm sure was Betsy's intent.
I wasn't sure I'd heard her correctly.
I'm not sure why I assigned the tipster to the female sex.
I'm sure Ethel Reagan had a thousand more questions but she didn't press me.
She was never quite sure how to respond to Martha's candor though the two continued to be best of friends.
I'm sure there's some lighter fluid around here but your grill is gas so you don't need it.
I'm sure answers might be forthcoming via direct and persuasive questioning.
This is phone is a throw away but I'm not even sure how good it is.
We've denied, honestly, we have no information or knowledge whatsoever and frankly, we weren't sure such a person existed.
I wasn't sure how to respond.
No. She's sleeping but I'm sure she'd be willing to hear what's troubling you.
Sure, I knew what I was considering was contemptible but I figured all I was doing was identifying him; not stopping the good stuff he was doing... what all you guys, were doing up here.
Sure, the million dollar offer was withdrawn but I'll bet there are thousands of people out there who would still pay a fortune to own Howie.
He paused but I wasn't sure I was allowed to comment.
He made a purchase using the card earlier, just to make sure there wasn't a stop order on it.
Another opportunity will present itself I'm sure, but not where I might be identified with my perfect house on wheels and electric bicycle.
I'm not sure she knows the answer herself but a lot of marriages are built on far less.
While I'll be devastated, as I'm sure you will be when it ends, be comforted in what you've accomplished.
He's never spoken on the phone; it's only Julie's word and I'm sure she'd retract anything she said earlier.
I'm not sure you can.
I wasn't sure I understood what he was asking and said so.
Shall I simply kill them all to be sure?
I must be sure before I strike and not leave the psychic one behind to torment me.
I didn't know, but it bothered me immeasurably. qqq I'm sure we all felt we were on some ludicrous death watch with Mrs. Abbott holding our future hostage with her tenuous cling to life.
If that was his intention, it sure worked.
It sure seemed like it at the time.
I'm sure whoever did it, was feeling very conflicted about now.
You're sure you didn't turn it off?
We'll keep on top of it and make sure they follow up.
They closed the case when a guy named Willard Humphries they were sure did it was sent away for another crime.
I'm sure she can set you straight.
Why she sits there in the near darkness of the kitchen, I'm not sure.
I'm sure that's why he returned east.
I'm sure Brennen was confused by my sharp response and background noise but once girls and dog had left we settled down to business.
I'm sure Brennan guessed it.
I wasn't sure if the Pace Arrow motor home had vacated its site or simply was out for an afternoon jaunt.
I drove slowly around the circle to make sure the site previously occupied by the California motor home was indeed vacant.
Are you sure his name is Green; not Greely?
I was sure something had happened to you.
She twilled a lock of her hair, a sure sign of nervousness.
I felt a need to respond but wasn't sure what to say.
I'm sure both of us would have rather had our discussion in Molly's absence.
I left the station, not sure what to do next.
Yes, I've sinned as I'm sure you know but I never ever harmed any young lady the way poor Annie was mutilated.
No one else connected the two murders because they were so sure I did the first one.
Sure, he was insensitive, but how many sixteen year olds sneak out to drink?
I was sure his goal was to eliminate the person or persons tracking him; the tipster.
I was sure he wanted to know about the tipster and when he asked me outright if it was I, I knew I was correct.
Now, I'm sure you see the necessity of doing exactly what I say.
Bianca waited until she heard the door click closed and looked across the small bay to make sure her daddy still slept.
I'm sure you could, too.
You sure you're not hurt?
At under five and a half feet, she wasn't sure how she was supposed to find her brother among the people around her.
You sure you don't have time?
I'll make sure she rests and I'll go with her everywhere so nobody hurts her.
Not sure what to make of it.
She wasn't sure why she trusted the stranger, but everything he said was said with conviction.
I'm just not so sure about the others.
The news startled her, and she wasn't sure why it made her feel … bummed.
Are you sure Europe is worse than here?
I'm not sure she's hearing anything, though, Toni said.
She wasn't sure what she expected when she faced him, but it wasn't the gangly young man with large, uncertain brown eyes.
Make sure Bianca's phone is tagged as well.
She shook her head, not sure what to think of his words.
We started looking into it and sure enough, it wasn't Jimmy.
Watch the kid, and make sure nothing-- and I mean nothing-- leaves that place alive!
Dropped me in … not sure where, but Jule thinks he's in Ireland.
Not sure how, when you've been nagging me for thousands of years.
We're not sure what this Magician is, but her powers are … unique and dangerous.
He wasn't sure what he expected—maybe a cold, hard Medusa—but the young woman Sean indicated was nothing like that.
He wasn't sure what her gift was or what she was trying to do, but he'd never met a Natural with her unique combination of power and strength.
She stared at him, not sure what to say or think about finding a man chained to her basement wall.
She wasn't sure she'd seen a man as big as he was anywhere but on the TV.
He didn't seem to be bleeding from anywhere else, though she wasn't sure she hadn't damaged anything else by running him over.
Jenn, I think … I'm not sure what to do.
Jule wasn't sure what to expect when she knelt beside him.
Jenn checked his eyes and lowered her ear to his mouth to make sure he was breathing.
She wasn't sure what she expected from him, but she was relieved to see he was neither angry nor sad.
He wasn't sure what was going on, and he wasn't about to worry Rourk more by admitting there was a seven-foot vamp with unlimited power loose somewhere.
You cannot begin to imagine how long I've waited for this night and what I've done to make sure it happens as it must.
If not for Yully's fading energy, Jule would've stayed to make sure Damian's version of chat resembled his and not Dusty's, who was more likely to shoot first and discuss later.
Damian studied him, not sure what to think of the oldest vamp in the universe.
I'm not sure he can help me, but I would really like to speak to him.
Suddenly, she wasn't so sure she wanted his help.
Damian wasn't sure how someone going from the second to first floor had managed to get bloody enough to look like she crawled through a war zone.
Not sure what to make of her or what he felt, he led Han out and closed the door.
Damian felt the unusual urge to look in on her again, to feel her soft skin against him once more and make sure she was safe.
You sure you don't have a woman plaguing you?
Not sure why you'd count at this point.
He didn't know for sure.
She was pretty sure Damian would find her no matter where she tried to go, but damn them all, she was going home.
Sofia jerked from her place beside her window, not sure which voice came from her head and which from the handsome man before her.
If she ran, they'd eat her, she was sure.
He said nothing, and she saw the look that crossed his face, as if he wasn't sure what to make of it.
I'm not sure how betraying everything your husband stood for would excuse anything you did.
An eerie quiet followed, and she wasn't sure if he'd shed his human body and take out her and everything else.
But he wasn't sure yet.
He'd found his way out, but he wasn't sure how.
He didn't remember coming this way, but he was sure it was the way back.
She wasn't sure what she could do to be more boring.
Me, too, I'm sure.
If my pa ever finds out, I'll get a whipping for sure.
They'd be mad, that would be sure.
I'm sure she loves you too and she has a right to see you.
I've never met your mother but I'm sure she loves you too, just as much as we do.
I wouldn't even take a test to find out for sure.
No. I'm sure he wouldn't.
Cynthia sighed, not quite sure how to answer.
When a child does something bad, we talk about it—try to find out why—make sure we all learn from our mistakes.
Sure. He's a high school kid.
Neither was sure what to say.
Are you sure it was a dead man you saw?
It sure did scare me—but no.
We'll donate it for good luck so's you're sure to come back.
I figured everybody would be really mad and I'd get a beating for sure.
Then he added, "It would sure be different on that side of the room."
I'm not sure what, but I'll bet it goes back to his past.
He even produced a notebook, a sure sign of expanding curiosity.
We were just like everybody else around the neighborhood, and we sure never starved.
Sure, she's going to be shocked.
Sure, they made a dumb mistake, but it's not the end of the world.
He sure is taking his time investigating.
Sure. I can compare Martha's drawing with a map and get the location.
I'm sure now that the sheriff's office is involved, they'll take care of everything.
There's decisions to be made, wedding details to discuss, and I'm sure Rose Calvia feels the same as I about the children staying in school.
Sure, we can be practical and deep down we know it's all smoke but—God, it's fun to dream!
Dean was sure that, deep down, she thought whacking at a ball or chasing one someone else clobbered was an extended children's game and certainly not a worthwhile profession.
It's stupid even fighting about any of the land before we make sure that gold-digging bitch doesn't screw us and get her hands on all of it!
I'm not sure that makes much sense either.
I'm not sure why, but I do feel more comfortable.
I'm not smart enough to know for sure what it is but I do know it's a real bone—not plastic.
Dean was sure they had not passed an unmarked turn.
More than enough, but once we reach the main Jeep road we're sure to see someone.
Dean was sure the old man and his dilapidated old Scout had done this a thousand times before.
The town had sure changed in all the time I was away, but not these mountains.
Brandon Westlake remained under his colorful cover until he was sure the Deans were with wheels.
It's hard to say there's no connection with the bones until we're sure there is a third Dawkins, who he or she is, and what the suit is all about.
But I sure took a close look at my old man's will.
You sure Joseph isn't behind this?
We're not even sure it's human.
I'm sure you miss him, Dean said, fishing for a reaction.
I think I was just threatened, but I'm not sure why.
Why would whoever switched the bones hide the real ones back in the trunk—in a place where they were sure to be discovered?
He's the expert on the subject of partying, that's for sure, but him and Melissa took off.
She wanted to make sure her stuffed owl SB was being hugged and Alice watered.
He strolled among the self-conscious pets and people, smiling and looking until he was sure she wasn't there.
I'm sure you're not here to make an election speech.
I'm not sure she even knew Paul owned it.
I'm not sure I do, except I promised I'd track it down.
He wanted to make sure he had time to hook up with Billy Langstrom and question the young man, whom he knew would be there.
It's sure a test for the young.
Sure, Dean thought, I'll put it on the list, right after food, clothing and shelter, all of which were tough enough to fund given Bird Song's present budget.