beyond the/a shadow of (a) doubt

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beyond the/a shadow of (a) doubt

With certainty; for sure. I only made such a big change in my life because I knew beyond the shadow of a doubt that it was the right thing for me to do.
See also: beyond, doubt, of, shadow

beyond/without a ˌshadow of (a) ˈdoubt

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there isn’t a ˌshadow of a ˈdoubt (that...)

there is no doubt at all (that...); absolutely certainly: He’s innocent beyond a shadow of a doubt.There isn’t a shadow of doubt in my mind about the safety of the system.
See also: beyond, doubt, of, shadow, without
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The fact that the Millennium Stadium reverberates to Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau proves beyond a shadow of doubt that a mighty proportion DO know the words of our national anthem and are proud to sing it as it stands.
THE tragedy near Sahiwal on Jan 19 proves beyond a shadow of doubt that our government cannot work efficiently beyond a certain population size and scale.
THE ransacking of the Faisalabad city police office and the thrashing of cops by lawyers has proved beyond a shadow of doubt that this community does not respect the law.