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adverb     sure pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    spoken used for saying yes or for agreeing to something

    “Can I borrow your green sweater?” “Sure, no problem.”

  2. 2
    informal used for emphasizing what you are saying

    It sure looks like it’s going to snow.

    sure as hell:

    I sure as hell didn’t spend all that money for a car that doesn’t run.

  3. 3
    informal used before a statement for admitting that something is true, especially when you then say something that is opposite

    Sure, it’s a good deal. I just don’t think I can afford it.



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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