Definition of 'sure-fire'
Example sentences containing 'sure-fire'
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On this form she looks to be a sure-fire winner. The Sun (2013)This new drama is set to be a sure-fire hit. The Sun (2014)Lawyers have smiled the smile of the sure-fire winner. The Sun (2015)She could certainly do with a sure-fire hit. The Sun (2016)Would you like a sure-fire way to feel absolutely terrible about yourself? Times, Sunday Times (2012)And our hotel for the next few days was also a sure-fire winner. The Sun (2016)How is an apparently sure-fire hit book overlooked? Times, Sunday Times (2008)There are two sure-fire ways of telling if the series is struggling. The Sun (2013)And what you have is a sure-fire hit. The Sun (2016)It was a sure-fire vote winner. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It will be a sure-fire hit. The Sun (2010)You may come up with an idea that you think is a sure-fire winner but you need to have people to test it against. Times, Sunday Times (2007)WANT a sure-fire way to make dosh? The Sun (2007)A sure-fire way of boosting the value of your home is to add extra space. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Today's cards are only medium useful for those seeking sure-fire winners. The Sun (2007)The soundtrack has a sure-fire selection of hits; most of the jokes are total misses. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Either way, this would be a sure-fire political winner. Times, Sunday Times (2007)At that time, high prices made oil look like a sure-fire winner. The Sun (2016)Packed with feelgood pop, this is another sure-fire hit. The Sun (2011)Meanwhile, zingy orange heels and quirky accessories will transform any outfit into a sure-fire hit. The Sun (2013)Over the past decade buying a property in Spain has been an almost sure-fire way to make money. Times, Sunday Times (2007)And the man who tried to recruit the new Rams boss then reckons they are on to a sure-fire winner. The Sun (2009)With oil prices creeping back up, the main parties would do well to make manifesto commitments to keeping duty low if they want a sure-fire vote winner. The Sun (2015)
Definition of sure-fire from the Collins English Dictionary
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