Übersetzung von “sure” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

sure

adjectivesure /ʃʊər, ʃɜr/
certain about sth
sûr/-e , certain/-e

I'm not sure how old she is.
Je ne suis pas sûr de son âge.

He wasn't sure where he'd see her before.
Il n'était pas certain de l'endroit où il l'avait déjà vue.

Are you sure that it's convenient for you?
Etes-vous sûr que cela vous convient ?
certain to occur in a particular way
voué/-ée

It was a badly run project that was sure to fail.
C'était un projet mené de manière médiocre qui était voué à l'échec.
be sure to
used to advise sb about what they should do
ne pas manquer de

Be sure to call me if you need a ride home.
Ne manque pas de m'appeler si tu as besoin qu'on te raccompagne chez toi en voiture.
for sure
definitely
sans aucun doute

We'll get home very late, that's for sure.
Nous rentrerons très tard, ça ne fait aucun doute.
make sure
to check sth
vérifier

Make sure that you write your name on each page.
Vérifiez que vous inscrivez cotre nom sur chaque page.
to do sth so that sth is certain to happen
s'assurer de/que

Call them to make sure they don't forget to bring it.
Appelle-les pour t'assurer qu'ils n'oublient pas de l'apporter.
sure of yourself
confident
sûr/-e de soi

I wasn't feeling very sure of myself.
Je ne me sentait pas très sûr de moi.
to check sth
vérifier

Make sure that you write your name on each page.
Vérifiez que vous inscrivez cotre nom sur chaque page.
to do sth so that sth is certain to happen
s'assurer de/que

Call them to make sure they don't forget to bring it.
Appelle-les pour t'assurer qu'ils n'oublient pas de l'apporter.

sure

adverbsure /ʃʊər, ʃɜr/ spoken
indicates agreement or acceptance
certainement

"Would you help me out?" "Sure, what do you want me to do?"
"Voudriez-vous me donner un coup de main ?" "Certainement, que voulez-vous que je fasse ?"
sure enough
indicates sth happened the way you predicted
en effet

I said he'd come and, sure enough, he's here!
J'avais dit qu'il viendrait et, en effet, il est là !

(Übersetzung von “sure” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

sure

adjective /ʃuə/

(negative unsure) having no doubt; certain

sûr
I’m sure that I gave him the book
I’m not sure where she lives / what her address is
‘There’s a bus at two o’clock.’ ‘Are you quite sure?’
I thought the idea was good, but now I’m not so sure
I’ll help you – you can be sure of that!

unlikely to fail (to do or get something)

sûr
He’s sure to win
You’re sure of a good dinner if you stay at that hotel.

reliable or trustworthy

sûr
a sure way to cure hiccups
a safe, sure method
a sure aim with a rifle.
surely adverb

used in questions, exclamations etc to indicate what the speaker considers probable

sûrement; tout de même
Surely she’s finished her work by now!
You don’t believe what she said, surely?

without doubt, hesitation, mistake or failure

sûrement
Slowly but surely we’re achieving our aim.

(in answers) certainly; of course

bien sûr
‘May I come with you?’ ‘Surely!’
sureness noun

certitude; assurance
sure-footed adjective

not likely to slip or stumble

au pied sûr
Goats are sure-footed animals.
as sure as

used in various phrases that mean ‘without fail’ or ‘without doubt

aussi sûr que
As sure as fate / anything / eggs are eggs, he’ll be late again.
be sure to

don’t fail to

ne pas manquer/oublier de
Be sure to switch off the television.
be/feel sure of oneself

to be confident

ne plus être (tout) jeune
She didn’t feel very sure of herself in the company of strangers.
for sure

definitely or certainly

avec certitude
We don’t know for sure that he’s dead.
make sure

to act so that, or check that, something is certain or sure

s’assurer (de)
Arrive early at the cinema to make sure of (getting) a seat!
I think he’s coming today but I’ll telephone to make sure (of that / that he is).
sure enough

in fact, as was expected

effectivement
I thought she’d be angry, and sure enough she was.

(Übersetzung von “sure” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)