without a shadow of a doubt

without the/a shadow of (a) doubt

With certainty; for sure. I only made such a big change in my life because I knew without the shadow of a doubt that it was the right thing for me to do.
See also: doubt, of, shadow, without

without a shadow of a doubt

 and beyond the shadow of a doubt
without the smallest amount of doubt. I am certain that I am right, without a shadow of a doubt. I felt the man was guilty beyond the shadow of a doubt.
See also: doubt, of, shadow, without
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You'll find out, without a shadow of a doubt, who's worthy of having in your world.