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Translation of "sure" - English-Spanish dictionary

sure

adjective   /ʃɔːr/
A2 certain seguro I’m sure that he won’t mind. I’m quite sure about the second answer. →  Opposite unsure
make sure
A2 to take action so that you are certain that something happens, is true, etc. asegurarse (de que) Make sure that you close all the windows before you leave.
for sure
B1 without any doubts con seguridad I think he’s from Korea but don’t know for sure.
be sure of something
to be confident that something is true estar seguro de algo He’ll win this year – I’m sure of it.
be sure of yourself
to be confident of your own abilities, qualities, etc. estar seguro de uno mismo She seems a bit more sure of herself since she got a job.
adverb   /ʃɔːr/
A2 used to show agreement vale ‘Do you want to come swimming with us?’ ‘Sure.’
(Definition of sure from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sure

adjective /ʃuə/
(opposite unsure) having no doubt; certain seguro; convencido 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) seguro; convencido He’s sure to win You’re sure of a good dinner if you stay at that hotel.
reliable or trustworthy seguro; fiable 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 seguramente, sin duda; ¿verdad? Surely she’s finished her work by now! You don’t believe what she said, surely?
without doubt, hesitation, mistake or failure con seguridad Slowly but surely we’re achieving our aim.
(in answers) certainly; of course claro, por supuesto ’May I come with you?’ ’Surely!’
sureness noun
certeza
sure-footed adjective
not likely to slip or stumble de pie firme Goats are sure-footed animals.
as sure as
used in various phrases that mean ’without fail’ or ’without doubt seguro como que me llamo…., me apuesto lo que sea a que… As sure as fate / anything / eggs are eggs, he’ll be late again.
be sure to
don’t fail to asegurarse de; no olvidarse de Be sure to switch off the television.
be/feel sure of oneself
to be confident estar/sentirse seguro de uno mismo She didn’t feel very sure of herself in the company of strangers.
for sure
definitely or certainly seguro, con certeza We don’t know for sure that he’s dead.
make sure
to act so that, or check that, something is certain or sure asegurar(se) (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 efectivamente; de hecho I thought she’d be angry, and sure enough she was.
(Definition of sure from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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