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dang

An expression of annoyance or frustration. Dang, the library closed five minutes ago—I knew I should have left the house earlier. Did Helen already leave? Dang!

dang sure

Absolutely certain. "Dang" is a milder substitute for "damn." We'll have our work cut out for us, that's for dang sure! I'm going to make dang sure nothing like this happens again. This is a risky move. You'd better be dang sure it will work.
See also: dang, sure

danged sure

Absolutely certain. "Danged" is a milder substitute for "damned." We'll have our work cut out for us, that's for danged sure! I'm going to make danged sure nothing like this happens again. This is a risky move. You'd better be danged sure it will work.
See also: dang, sure

gol dang

A word used to express frustration or annoyance, typically as an intensifier. An alteration of "goddamn." What is all this gol dang junk doing here? Why won't anyone listen to me, gol dang it?
See also: dang, gol

gol dern

A word used to express frustration or annoyance, typically as an intensifier. An alteration of "goddamn." What is all this gol dern junk doing here? Why won't anyone listen to me, gol dern it?
See also: dern, gol

that's for dang sure

That is absolutely certain; that's the truth. "Dang" "Dang" is a milder substitute for "damn." We'll have our work cut out for us, that's for dang sure! A: "I'm sorry, boss. It won't happen again." B: "Well that's for dang sure, otherwise you're fired!"
See also: dang, sure

that's for danged sure

That is absolutely certain; that's the truth. "Danged" is a milder substitute for "damned." We'll have our work cut out for us, that's for danged sure! A: "I'm sorry, boss. It won't happen again." B: "Well that's for danged sure, otherwise you're fired!"
See also: dang, sure

gol dern

 and gol dang
Rur. God damn.; God-damned. Gol dern it, Mary, shut the screen door! Them bugs is get-tin' in here in droves. The gol dang car's in the shop again.
See also: dern, gol

That's for dang sure!

Rur. That is quite certain! (The formulaic response to That's for sure!. The accent is always on the dang.) Tom: That's for sure! Jane: That's for dang sure! Sally: We'll be there and that's for sure! Bill: Yup! That's for dang sure!
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By James Gatdet Dak May 17, 2009 (JUBA) -- "I have been telling people for several years that if the words of Ngundeng were true, the dang would be found and returned to our land,"said elder Gatkuoth Deng.