(as) sure as I'm standing hereidiom
Definition of (as) sure as I'm standing here
—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.
an act or instance of returning to life
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