Quick Answer: Is Sure Formal?

Does sure thing mean you’re welcome?

In the United States, in a mid-Western regional colloquial usage, or “in the countryside” in general (as in anywhere in the U.S.

that is non-urban), the expression “sure thing” can replace “you’re welcome”.

This is very casual usage though..

How do you write sure?

When you are 100% certain or when someone questions if you are right, you use this form of “sure” : “Sure.” “I’m sure.” “Sure, sure.” “Suurree…” When you want to agree or say “yes” you use this form of “sure” : “Sure.” “I’m sure.” “Sure, sure.” “Suurree…”

How do you say Are you sure?

Ways of saying you are sure – thesaurusundoubtedly. adverb. … correct me if I’m wrong. phrase. … beyond/without a shadow of a doubt. phrase. … know for a fact (that) phrase. … put money on something. phrase. … no doubt/question but that. phrase. … in my humble opinion. phrase. … can. modal verb.More items…

Is Sure Thing formal?

Interjection. (informal) A polite reply to thank you. “Thanks a lot for your help.” / “Sure thing!” An affirmative reply; yes; certainly.

Is it rude to say sure?

If asked a question that would warrant a “yes “ or “no” answer saying sure could be seen as being rude. Usually it means the person didn’t understand the question and instead of asking for clarity or for the question to be repeated they would say “sure”. … Sure… not rude, but annoying.

Can I reply thank you with sure?

while “you’re welcome” is the standard response for ‘thank you’, you can also say, “my pleasure” or “don’t mention it” or “no problem” or just what you’ve mentioned – “sure”.

How can you be so sure?

Just asking someone if they are sure says that you think they may be wrong, no matter how you phrase the question. Starting a question with “How can you” definitely suggests that you think something unusual is going on: “How can you be so sure?” means “I’m not sure you are right.”

How do you write for sure in slang?

FOSHO means “For Sure”.

How do you say sure formally?

Polite Ways to Say Yes in EnglishYeah, sure. Here you go.No problem! I’m always happy to help.Yep! I will be right there. (Yep is another informal way to say yes like yeah.)Yeah, I’d be happy to!Cool. (Yes, cool can really be used to say yes or to show agreement.)You got it.Okay.

What can I say instead of sure?

Synonyms for sure. all right, alright, assuredly, certainly, clearly, definitely, doubtless, easily, forsooth, hands down, inarguably, … Words Related to sure. conceivably, likely, perhaps, possibly, probably. obviously, unmistakably.Phrases Synonymous with sure. by all means, by all odds, damn well, for certain, for sure.

What is a fancy word for yes?

SYNONYMS. all right, alright, very well, of course, by all means, sure, certainly, absolutely, indeed, affirmative, in the affirmative, agreed, roger. Scottish, Northern English archaic aye. aye aye. informal yeah, yah, yep, yup, uh-huh, okay, OK, okey-dokey, okey-doke.

Is sure thing a sentence?

It was a good twenty degrees warmer than when they got up this morning and the snow was even beginning to melt – a sure thing to bring on kidding. Even when you have decided which fund you would ideally like to invest in, it’s not a sure thing.

How do you say I’m sure?

I’m sure: the most usual way of saying that you are sure about something: I’m sure she won’t forget – she’s very reliable. I’m positive/I’m certain/I know for a fact (that): a stronger, more emphatic way of expressing certainty: I’m positive I had the keys with me when I left.

Is sure sarcastic?

Sure is an answer that specifically means I agree with you, or I will do as you wish. … Of course, you can say sure sarcastically, as with anything, in which case it usually implies the express opposite: “I do not agree!” or sometimes “I don’t believe you.”

What means pretty sure?

It means that you are rather sure. It indicates a bit of doubt. If you replied to “Are you sure?” with “I’m pretty sure”, it means you think you know, but not 100%.

What is the best reply to thank you?

10 English Phrases for Responding to “Thank You”You’re welcome.No problem.No worries.Don’t mention it.My pleasure.Anytime.It was the least I could do.Glad to help.More items…

Is pretty sure formal?

To me, they mean exactly the same thing. If there is a difference in meaning, I think that “almost sure” implies more certainty than “pretty sure.” The real difference is that “pretty sure” is less formal, and while used in speaking, it would be used less often when writing.

What does sure mean from a guy?

Yeah, okaySure means “Yeah, okay.” or “I guess so, nothing else going on” etc. It basically means they may not be thrilled to do what you invited them for, but they’re going along with it. It doesn’t always mean that they hate you or hate the activity.

Is sure another word for yes?

Not to be confused with “sure thing” (folksy, casual) or “for sure” (loose, stoned), sure is a word that makes my skin prick, my eye twitch. Sure is used as “yes,” though it never means “yes.” Sure is a thumbs up to your face, and a jerkoff motion behind your back.

What kind of word is sure?

adjective, sur·er, sur·est. free from doubt as to the reliability, character, action, etc., of something: to be sure of one’s data. confident, as of something expected: sure of success. convinced, fully persuaded, or positive: to be sure of a person’s guilt. assured or certain beyond question: a sure victory.