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.
While Desert Orchid was the most famous horse Boult worked with during his time wiElsworth, the likes of Barnbrook Again, Oh So Risky, Dead Certain, Naheez, In The Groove and Indian Ridge also benefited from his handling.
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.
And yet we're dead certain to discover a whole lot more.
At some point they are going to find more bodies, I'm dead certain of that.
While I can't be dead certain, I would be surprised if one of us didn't win it.
It's difficult to be dead certain, but I would be surprised if one of us three didn't win it," the Daily Mirror quoted Ferguson, as saying.
While it was not a case of coitus interruptus, Angie 'felt absolutely dead certain that they'd been screwing.
So far, Merkel's coalition is like someone driving against traffic, dead certain that everyone else is going the wrong way.
Risk managers planning to underwrite extended warranties in their captives had better be dead certain of their data and loss ratios, Young said.
Akin to this are occasions when I manage to say something useful during a pastoral encounter that I am dead certain I couldn't have come up with on my own.