Examples of certainly in a Sentence
It will certainly rain tomorrow.
This year's festival was certainly much better than last year's.
I'm certainly going to try.
The new version is most certainly easier to use.
The snake that bit her was almost certainly poisonous.
Recent Examples of certainly from the Web
Ending the third-longest losing streak in the 22-year history of MLS on Saturday night was certainly a good start.
But the queen certainly was not upset when South African President Nelson Mandela called her Elizabeth.
That organization almost certainly was the website Wikileaks, or at least a cut-out that handed the documents to Wikileaks, since that website ultimately published them.
There are certainly reasons for HBO’s 30 million-plus subscribers to be concerned.
While the injury is certainly a concern, Foreman is still young and should be able to make full recovery.
Which is certainly not a cause for celebration, but, well, Monica wasn’t married.
The recipe for making 7-Up cake is certainly not anything new.
Moderation and empathy are certainly the need of the hour.
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all right, alright, assuredly, clearly, definitely, doubtless, easily, hands down, inarguably, incontestably, incontrovertibly, indeed, indisputably, plainly, really, so, sure, surely, truly, unarguably, undeniably, undoubtedly, unquestionably;
by all means, by all odds, damn well, for certain, for sure;
CERTAINLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of certainly for English Language Learners
: without doubt
: of course
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