(as) sure as I'm standing here

idiom

Definition of (as) sure as I'm standing here

US, informal
used to say that one believes that something is certainly true, will happen, etc.They may claim that this was a surprise to them, but as sure as I'm standing here, they planned it all along.

Learn More about (as) sure as I'm standing here

Statistics for (as) sure as I'm standing here

Cite this Entry

“(as) sure as I'm standing here.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20sure%20as%20I%27m%20standing%20here. Accessed 6 December 2019.

Comments on (as) sure as I'm standing here

What made you want to look up (as) sure as I'm standing here? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

very cautious or careful

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Semantic Drift Quiz

  • a twisty river
  • Which of the following was once a synonym for fun?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!