dang sure

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
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I was kind of the only real header in the group, so I dang sure got to turn a lot of steers."
You might break your fool neck while wearing these boots, but you dang sure aren't gonna roll your ankle.
"We've not come up with any iron-clad solutions, but we're dang sure looking," Breashears says.
Traditional muzzleloader hunters found their seasons, and their woods, filled with neophytes carrying guns that, yeah, were loaded from the front, but they dang sure didnt look like ol Betsy (What was that I said about the cats being there first?).
Aluminum alloy cracks, or dang sure can, if it's subjected to sharp impacts.
I can think of several cool things I want, and with all this high-tech dot-commery, nano-technology an genetical-engineery stuff we have today, they dang sure ought to be available.
And he's one of those who thinks anybody who's hit a coupla' potholes on the road of life must, be crushed, miserable and moanin' because he dang sure would be.