Translation of "sure" - English-Polish dictionary


adjective uk /ʃɔːr/ us

A2 [ never before noun ] certain

[ + (that) ] I'm sure that he won't mind.
[ + question word ] She's not sure what she's going to do next.
I'm quite sure about the second answer.
→ Opposite unsure
make sure (that)

A2 to take action so that you are certain that something happens, is true, etc

upewnić się, sprawdzić
Make sure that you close all the windows before you leave.
be sure of sth

B2 to be confident that something is true

być pewnym czegoś , być przekonanym o czymś
He'll win, I'm sure of it.
for sure

B1 without any doubts

na pewno
I think he's from Korea but don't know for sure.
be sure of yourself

B2 to be confident of your own abilities, qualities, etc

być pewnym siebie
She's always been very sure of herself.
be sure to do sth

If you are sure to do something, it is certain that you will do it.

na pewno coś zrobić
He's sure to go back there again.

used to tell someone what they must remember to do

nie zapomnieć coś zrobić
Be sure to tell her I called.
a sure sign of/that sth

something that makes something seem certain to be true

pewna oznaka czegoś
a sure thing

something that is certain to happen

pewnik, pewna rzecz
Death is the one sure thing about life.
sure also US sure thing

A2 used to show agreement

jasne, pewnie
"Can I borrow your pen please?" "Sure."
sure enough

B2 as expected

oczywiście, rzeczywiście
He said the book was on his desk, and sure enough, there it was.

(Translation of “sure” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)