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Related to sure enough: To be at a loss, somehow or other, belabor the point, give pause

sure enough

as expected He said he left the book on the desk, and sure enough, there it was.
See also: enough, sure

sure enough

Actually, as one might have thought, as in Sure enough, the plane was three hours late. [Mid-1500s]
See also: enough, sure

sure enough

As one might have expected; certainly.
See also: enough, sure
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When will a sure enough wind arrive to blow this curtain aside?
But sure enough, children are coming back to class.
To increase the availability of vegan food, we need to ask for it and make sure enough people buy the options when they are on the menu.
To make sure enough time has passed for the dirt to exit a worm's system, it's wise to soak the critter overnight in water, says Turpin.
The proprietor of GO Serve found some massive sulphide boulders and knew the site could potentially be hosting copper, nickel or PGEs, so he began snooping around more and sure enough came up with a Sudbury quartz-diorite.
Sure enough, inside was an invoice for the subscription we had "ordered.
Sure enough, the effing and blinding starts, but at the same time, he's being quite benevolent, not quite reaching the Goodfellas standard.
Sure enough, when the posse spot a young man walking by the side of the road, they tackle him, strip him, pull an E.
Sure enough, after years of looking like a muskrat in an oil slick, I'm finally hearing, "Hey, new haircut?
Sure enough, as the wife pushed the trolley to the exit she had the gall to ask a store worker to load the gear into their car.
Sure enough, the starter did give the all-clear signal, but the hare stayed steadfastly in its resting position.
This is the one eternal principle of education, to be sure enough that a thing is true that you dare to tell it to a child, or anyone else
Sure enough, after time has passed, we are proven right (at least in our minds).
Sure enough, the commission's report, delivered to HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson last month, resembles a detailed CAM wish-list.
Sure enough, when he applied for a job, there were no openings.