sure as God made little green apples

(as) sure as God made little green apples

Certainly or without a doubt; assumed as true based on previous experience or evidence. It had to have been Mike who leaked our plans to the press, sure as God made little green apples! Come into a great fortune and, as sure as God made little green apples, the number of those who would be your friend increases tenfold.
See also: apple, god, green, little, made, sure

*sure as God made little green apples

 and *sure as eggs is eggs; *sure as fate; *sure as I'm stand-ing here; *sure as you live
Rur. absolutely certain. (*Also: as ~.) I'm as sure as God made little green apples that he's the one. I'm right, as sure as you live!
See also: apple, god, green, little, made, sure
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Sure as God made little green apples, this will lead to serious altercations, never mind the disturbance and annoyance it will cause to pub users who have not the slightest interest in racing and betting.
Likewise Derosier is so tired of being stereotyped that he rarely wears his Roman collar in public because "as sure as God made little green apples," he says, "someone's going to come up and start telling me his life story.