dead certain


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dead certain

Absolutely sure. I'm dead certain that the answer is 42, but you can check the answer key if you want. Elise was dead certain that the wedding started at four, and, had I listened to her, I would have gotten there on time!
See also: certain, dead

dead certain

very sure. (Dead means absolutely.) I'm dead certain that horse will win. I bet two hundred on it myself. I didn't believe the rumor at first, but Bill's dead certain that it's true.
See also: certain, dead
References in classic literature ?
Ole marster found it out, 'ca'se he had to pay two hundred dollahs for Marse Tom's gamblin' debts, en dat's true, Mammy, jes as dead certain as you's bawn.
Macewen saw my father; he told him a bank you had worked for in San Francisco was wiring over the habitable globe to have you collared - that it was supposed you had nailed thousands; and it was dead certain you had nailed three hundred.
Whenever a person says to you that they are as innocent as can be in all concerning money, look well after your own money, for they are dead certain to collar it if they can.
We are dead certain there are programs and plans in this community we haven't explored yet," he said.
Because you're both so dead certain you're right that you can't see how being right means you're wrong for each other.
He's just an unbelievable horseman, a genius really, and in those days he had the likes of Dead Certain and In The Groove as well as the jumpers - he had all those horses, for 5f to Nationals and Gold Cups.
If their dead certs from a year ago had been dead certain, the UK would still be happily at the heart of the European Union and Hilary Clinton would be picking Pantones to perk up the Oval Office.
You wouldn't even need anything complex to get over that line, it was just a case of scanning and hands and that was it, it was a dead certain try.
But we have to be dead certain he can come into our top six and get runs, because we'll be asking for runs first and bowling second.
The amateur group is staging the gripping Dead Certain at the Henry Street venue, and the play marks a main stage debut for fledgling director Simon Milligan.
Death remains a difficult subject for many, even though it's 100 percent dead certain that we're all heading for the same final event.
STUNNED staff at an Aston scrap merchants are dead certain there's something bury unusual going on after taking delivery of a steel coffin - followed 24 hours later by a hearse.
No one sounds sure of anything, save for the confident Catholic nun whom the artist interviews, who is dead certain we will meet with God in the afterlife.
But to the leftists--and some prosecutors--knowing your rights for dead certain almost sounds like premeditation.
And yet we're dead certain to discover a whole lot more.