(as) sure as I'm standing here

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

US, informal

  1. —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.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  safe from danger or harm

    :  firmly established :  steadfast

    :  reliable, trustworthy

  1. :  surely

  1. :  not yet cut or harvested

    :  upright on the feet or base :  erect

    :  not flowing :  stagnant

  1. :  a place to stand in :  location

    :  a position from which one may assert or enforce legal rights and duties

    :  length of service or experience especially as determining rank, pay, or privilege

  1. :  in or at this place

    :  now

    :  in an arbitrary location

  1. : used for emphasis especially after a demonstrative pronoun or after a noun modified by a demonstrative adjective

    : used for emphasis after a demonstrative adjective but before the noun modified

  1. :  this place

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capable of being understood in two ways

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