Sure & Unsure

How To be Sure or Unsure In English?

Asking if someone is sure or otherwise about something is a common conversational practice. This is done to confirm about a thing or to clarify the doubts etc. You take action if you are sure about the result.

Following phrases may help you in such situations:

1. Asking If Others Are Sure

a. Are you sure about........
b. Really….?
c. Are you (quite) sure…………..
d. Are you certain…………………
e. Do you have any doubt (about)?
f. Is there any doubt …………

2. Saying You Are Sure

a. I’ve no doubt…….
b. There’s no doubt about…………………..
c. I’m (quite) sure/certain…………..
d. I’m hundred percent sure about………….
e. There can’t be any doubt………..

3. Saying You Are Not Sure

a. I can’t say anything with surety…………….
b. I’m not sure/certain about…………….
c. I doubt if……..
d. There’s a doubt about………

Sample Dialogue 1
A: Are you quite sure that they will return today?
B: I’ve no doubt about it because they told me themselves.

Sample Dialogue 2
A: Are you certain that she will manage the function properly?
B: I can’t say with surety because this is her first time

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