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    Hello everybody!
    Please can someone tell me the difference between "sure' and "of course"?
    Thanks!

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    Default Re: difference

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    As disjuncts, sure is more informal; otherwise, they carry the same meaning of agreement or emphasis.
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    Default Re: difference

    You could say "I am sure (certain) that my lessons commence at 9.00am"

    If you are not sure, you could say "of course, they may not take place today, I have heard that the teacher is ill"

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