Definition of "sure-fire" [sure-fire]

  • (adjective) Informal Bound to be successful or perform as expected: a sure-fire solution to the problem.

Use "sure-fire" in a sentence

  • "Blasting Arabs is a sure-fire way to win back the hearts of France's rightwing voters."
  • "These folks insisted they had a sure-fire machine."
  • "Here, then, are my five sure-fire steps for becoming a successful entrepreneur, even during hard times: 1. Identify The Problem: What bothers you?"

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