Is Sure Informal?

What does sure mean from a guy?

Yeah, okaySure means “Yeah, okay.” or “I guess so, nothing else going on” etc.

It basically means they may not be thrilled to do what you invited them for, but they’re going along with it.

It doesn’t always mean that they hate you or hate the activity..

What kind of word is sure?

adjective, sur·er, sur·est. free from doubt as to the reliability, character, action, etc., of something: to be sure of one’s data. confident, as of something expected: sure of success. convinced, fully persuaded, or positive: to be sure of a person’s guilt. assured or certain beyond question: a sure victory.

Is saying sure thing rude?

Usually it means the person didn’t understand the question and instead of asking for clarity or for the question to be repeated they would say “sure”. This is why it could be considered rude because the person is discounting what was said and doesn’t take the time to ask that what they missed be repeated.

Can you reply sure to thanks?

while “you’re welcome” is the standard response for ‘thank you’, you can also say, “my pleasure” or “don’t mention it” or “no problem” or just what you’ve mentioned – “sure”.

Is it rude to say yeah?

There’s nothing rude about “yeah”. It’s the normal affirmative word in English and all native speakers use it, even those who complain about it. In “yeah right”, using “yeah” is mandatory. You can’t replace it with “yes” in this instance.

Is sure better than yes?

“Sure” is a more definite answer than “yes.” It displays a higher level of confidence. In everyday speech, the two words are used interchangeably.

How do you reply to sure?

Meaning of Idiom ‘Sure’ as a Response to Thank You Sure it is sometimes combined with other responses such as: Sure, no problem. Sure, don’t mention it. Sure, my pleasure.

How do you say sure in a formal way?

Polite Ways to Say Yes in EnglishYeah, sure. Here you go.No problem! I’m always happy to help.Yep! I will be right there. (Yep is another informal way to say yes like yeah.)Yeah, I’d be happy to!Cool. (Yes, cool can really be used to say yes or to show agreement.)You got it.Okay.

Is sure thing informal?

Interjection. (informal) A polite reply to thank you. “Thanks a lot for your help.” / “Sure thing!” An affirmative reply; yes; certainly.

Does sure mean yes or no?

Sure is used as “yes,” though it never means “yes.” Sure is a thumbs up to your face, and a jerkoff motion behind your back.

What can I say instead of sure?

doubtlessabsolutely.apparently.assuredly.clearly.easily.for sure.indisputably.no ifs ands or buts.More items…

Is the word basically informal?

But try it with “basically” and – even though the word is first recorded in a London literary magazine of 1903 – people jump up and down, calling it “informal” or worse.