sure of yourself

sure of (oneself)

Very self-confident. You can't go into that interview wondering if you're good enough for the job—if you're sure of yourself, the interviewer will be sure of you, too. A: "Well, Tammy's very sure of himself, isn't she?" B: "Yeah, we've never needed to worry about her succeeding in life."
See also: of, sure

ˈsure of yourself

(sometimes disapproving) very confident: She seems very sure of herself.
See also: of, sure
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Hard as this year which delays my happiness will be," continued Prince Andrew, "it will give you time to be sure of yourself.
Ah, you may be sure of yourself in old John's ship.
There are times when you can be too sure of yourself and overly confident.
I've heard your evidence and I have no doubt that even now you remain obstinately sure of yourself and your own abilities.
And if you are not sure of yourself or where you stand, you might as well just maybe shut up,' he said.
There's an element of risk attached - just how sure of yourself are you?
When you have such a talented individual like him, you have to be sure of yourself as an actor.
In the course of your training, you will also become a more confident person, someone who is sure of yourself and what you are doing.
You can't be really too sure of yourself when you're seeing someone sing one song.
Virgo Aug 23 - Sept 22 YOUR self confidence is low and you aren't very sure of yourself.
If you are considering this option for a dental hygiene career move, you need to be very sure of yourself and have an open avenue of communication with other dental professionals.
This is the planet of ego and it may be that some people have perceived you as being too sure of yourself.
Being sure of yourself is great, but ignoring the advice of others can set you back big-time.