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without any doubt
used for saying that something is certainly true or is accepted by everyone
used when you are fairly sure that you are right, especially as a way of politely disagreeing with someone
used for saying that you are completely certain of something
used for emphasizing that you are sure something is true
used for emphasizing that you are completely certain that something will happen
used for emphasizing that something is certain
used for expressing your opinion about something, especially when you are sure that you are right
used for saying that you feel sure something is not possible or true
used for showing that you are certain that something happens or is true, or for showing that you hope very much that it happens or is true
when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available
to dance a jive
a company that pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users
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