one thing is (for) sure


: it is certain : certainly
One thing is (for) sure, we'll never eat there again.

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Recent Examples on the Web Despite the buzz, one thing is for sure: Arnault Sr., currently the second richest person in the world just under Elon Musk, has big intentions for all of his company’s brands, which is why Zenith will continue to be one to watch. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 2 Aug. 2023 And one thing is for sure: Miami is going to beat Miami on Friday. Landon Bartlett, The Enquirer, 1 Sep. 2023 Because of their broad range, which includes places as remote as backwaters, small lagoons, and even the rainforest, estimates of their population have been hard to gauge—but one thing is for sure. Melissa Breyer, Treehugger, 3 July 2023 Photo illustration by Rafael Henrique—SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images Whether the metaverse becomes the next frontier of brand-consumer interaction or not, one thing is for sure: Those who embrace it early stand to gain a competitive edge in engaging the next generation. Massimo Marioni, Fortune, 26 June 2023 Whatever the outfit, whatever the reason, though, one thing is for sure: Barbie's impact on fashion is undeniable. Zizi Strater, Peoplemag, 24 May 2023 Regardless of these distinctions, one thing is for sure: Chartreuse should be on your radar. Sean Santiago, ELLE Decor, 16 May 2023 While the future of Yellowstone seems uncertain, one thing is for sure: Kelly Reilly's work on the series continues bringing her much success. Adrianna Freedman, Good Housekeeping, 12 Apr. 2023 Whatever the precise economic toll of obesity turns out to be, one thing is for sure: the burden is growing and it won’t be evenly spread around the world. Julia Belluz, STAT, 2 Mar. 2023 See More

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