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That is surely the stupidest thing I have ever done.
Surely you realized we were in when you saw the lights on?
Surely she didn't mean it – it was just a thoughtless remark.
"Can you help me carry this box?" "Why, surely."
He's getting married? Surely you can't be serious!
"Will there be any time left at the end for asking questions?" "Surely not."
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English version of definition of surely
a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
the distance from the centre of a circle to its edge, or a straight line from the centre to the edge
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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American definition of surely from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.