How can we use SURE in everyday conversational English?
That’s a great question. Well, you can be sure and make sure. And sure enough, you can sure be excited about learning these phrases and more!
Here are the example sentences from the video. I hope those are helpful
- Be sure to back up your computer files regularly.
- When you come to NYC, be sure to visit Central Park.
- Do me a favor. Be sure Jack has all of the documents he has to bring to the meeting.
- Uh yes, I’m calling to make sure there aren’t any changes in the meeting schedule.
- Oh yeah, make sure the gas is off before leaving the house.
- Can you make sure what time they want us to come to the party?
- I had a feeling that Jenny would say no when I asked her for a date and sure enough, she turned me down.
- I guessed that there would be a lot of traffic this evening and sure enough, the highway was packed with cars.
- The weather report said that we would have a lot of snow and sure enough, we have a blizzard.
- You ate two steaks two nights in a row? Wow! You sure like beef.
- New York sure is an exciting city isn’t it?
- Jack was pretty drunk at the party last night. He sure likes beer!
- Can we meet next week at the same time? Sure thing!
- Sorry to bother you but can I borrow a pen? Sure thing!
- I can’t say for sure, but I think I’ll finally be able to this summer.
- I can’t say for sure, but I think the boss is a bad mood today.
- Jenny seemed very interested in talking to you at the party last night. I can’t say for sure, but I’m going to guess she likes you.
Keep in mind the best way to remember this or any vocabulary in English is to take the word or phrase write it in a sentence that’s true for you or true in your world and then memorize your sentences.
You can even take your sentences and write them in the comments below. I would love to see your examples.
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