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    are sure

    "France and Norway sure are going to take part in aerial attacks on Lybia according to the UN resolution."

    OR

    ""France and Norway are sure going to take part in aerial attacks on Lybia according to the UN resolution."

    Where would you put "sure", if you used it colloquialy?

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    Re: are sure

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    "France and Norway sure are going to take part in aerial attacks on Lybia according to the UN resolution."

    OR

    ""France and Norway are sure going to take part in aerial attacks on Lybia according to the UN resolution."

    Where would you put "sure", if you used it colloquialy?
    I wouldn't use "sure".

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    Re: are sure

    ostap.
    Phrases like ".. are sure going to" and ".. sure are going to" don't fit with the tone of the rest of the sentence, which has the formality of a newspaper report or newsreader's script.

    "France and Norway are sure to take part in aerial attacks on Lybia, according to the UN resolution" is better, but "France and Norway are certain to take part in aerial attacks on Lybia, according to the UN resolution" would be more likely in the context you've provided.

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