that's for damned sure

that's for damned sure

That is absolutely certain; that's the truth. We'll have our work cut out for us, that's for damned sure! A: "I'm sorry, boss. It won't happen again." B: "Well that's for damned sure, otherwise you're fired!"
See also: damned, sure
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The earth-shattering Nigella experience involved 10 mindless minutes of PR tosh about fudge and her latest cookbook before Michael finally delivered the big bombshell: "Where are you living at the moment?" Not with Mr C Saatchi, that's for damned sure.
Not Ashleigh, that's for damned sure. She wraps her legs around Luke's face and purrs: "Don't you start doing stuff like that on national television."
And I have to question what it is you've been doing all this time." Not learning to skate, that's for damned sure.