oh, sure

oh, sure

A confirmation that one will do something or that something is going to happen. Often used sarcastically to imply the opposite. A: "Would you input this data set for me?" B: "Oh, sure. Let me just finish up my lunch and I'll get right on it." A: "I heard the government is looking into eradicating income tax altogether." B: "Oh, sure. Next thing, they'll be paying you to stay at home in bed all day. Come on, use some common sense."
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oh, sure (someone or something will)

inf. a sarcastic expression claiming that someone or something will do something or that something will happen. Andy: Don't worry. I'll do it. Rachel: Oh, sure you will. That's what you always say. Bob: I'll fix this fence the first chancel get. Mary: Oh, sure. When will that be? Next year?
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Oh, sure, we can remember with crystal clarity the name of the lead singer for the Crying Shames (a Chicago area 60s rock band), but we havent a clue as to the name of the man we were just introduced to yesterday.
Oh, sure, Toy Story 4, set your new teaser trailer to a Joni Mitchell tune, then tell us we have to wait until next summer to see the fourth instalment of the animated Pixar series.
Oh, sure, he'll try to fool you into thinking he's a regular, clean-cut kid--what, with his love of trail mix and geography.
"Oh, sure. I think they're sacrifices," Trump responded when probed further.
Oh, sure I received -- and still do -- criticism from some readers who prefer I didn't say this or that, shouldn't presume to be a film or theater critic (I don't) or a political savant (I'm not).
"Oh, sure, it was taken when Spurs played Leeds," said Marshall.
On being asked if there is any chance that both of them would run for the Republican nomination, Bachman replied: "oh, sure."
Pressed by journalists on whether Plaid ministers had played no role whatsoever in driving the schemes through, Mr Gething said: "Oh, sure, Ieuan Wyn Jones was in the room.
At the time, I remember thinking, "Oh, sure, I know myself."
I desperately need my roots done and that's the only appointment I can get" "Oh, sure Gwynnie, Guy's working late that night, or so he says.
Benjamin Jordan, 94, retired: Oh, sure. It's always been there and probably always will.
Oh, sure, the siblings may claim to reside and work in New York City and Paris walk-ups, but if the music of their third flail-length is any reflection of their environment, this duo dwells someplace far more fantastic: a garden on the ocean floor or a glittering cave in darkest Iceland with decor by Salvador Dali.
Oh, sure, a benevolent dictator would be preferable, but it has never been historically a deal breaker for our foreign policy.