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As expected or anticipated. I figured he wouldn't last much longer in the company. Sure enough, he handed in his resignation this morning.
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Actually, as one might have thought, as in Sure enough, the plane was three hours late. [Mid-1500s]
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sure eˈnoughexactly as expected or as somebody said: She said she was going to give up her job and, sure enough, she did. ♢ They said it would rain, and, sure enough, it did.
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As one might have expected; certainly.
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