One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to introduce a statement that confirms something previously predicted.‘when X-rays were taken, sure enough, there was the needle’
- ‘He stumbles to the kitchen and sure enough, there is hot breakfast and the morning newspaper.’
- ‘I tried looking for a map of Sydney, and sure enough, they claimed I was in the middle of that map too.’
- ‘The story was always going to be a sitter for the Sunday papers and, sure enough, all three gave it space.’
- ‘I tried my hand at stream of consciousness and, sure enough, the words came out but they were devoid of substance.’
- ‘They tried it and sure enough, the ship turned over and quickly sank.’
- ‘There was nothing I could do about it but wait and, sure enough, after twenty minutes or so the problem fixed itself.’
- ‘Looking in the bottom of my glass, sure enough, I could see about a centimetre of sediment!’
- ‘By treating the townsfolk as ignorant beasts incapable of choice, sure enough, they become beasts.’
- ‘The waiter turns to the relevant entry and, sure enough, finds an explanation.’
- ‘I always say there's no Neil Young like Angry Neil Young and, sure enough, he gets a lot of play.’
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