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An absolute certainty.

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"Cert" Quotes from Famous Books

... "We'd cert'nly of had a lot better time sizzin' along in that little racer I got," he said. "I'd like to had you see how I handle that little car. Girls over home, they say they like to go out with me just to watch the way I handle her; they say it ain't ...
— Seventeen - A Tale Of Youth And Summer Time And The Baxter Family Especially William • Booth Tarkington

... she cried; "and if you wasn't scared of goin' to hell, you'd cuss me again—you know you would! Lemme tell you, Tom-Jeff, if the preacher had dipped me in the creek like he did you, I'd be a mighty sight holier than what you are. I cert'nly would." ...
— The Quickening • Francis Lynde

... that—what? Should ha' been Desmond, though. See him in tights you'd think he could slip through a wedding-ring. Done it too, by Jove! Better than horses that, in the long-run.—How about Grey Dawn?—Confound your luck! Always a dead cert till I lay anything on. Hold hard, though.... I'm done with all that now.... Wouldn't go back on Desmond—not for a mine of gold. You don't know Desmond;—wait till you're in a hole! Eight hundred rupees, I tell you—more than his month's pay! Said I was to keep quiet about it too. Not ...
— Captain Desmond, V.C. • Maud Diver

... a scream. I been to a show every night since I got here. Every night regular. Swell shows all of 'em, except this last one. I cert'nly picked a lemon to-night all right. I was taking a chance, y'see, because it was an opening. Thought it would be something to say, when I got home, that I'd been to a New York opening. Set me back two-seventy-five, including ...
— The Adventures of Sally • P. G. Wodehouse

... to a dead cert,' said Robert. 'Those Jevonses go to the theatre every afternoon, I believe. Besides, there's the Phoenix at home, AND the carpet. I votes ...
— The Phoenix and the Carpet • E. Nesbit

... are you worrying about? The thing's a cert. A man with a name like Grusczinsky could sell a dozen editions by himself. Helped and inspired by Buchterkirch, he will make the waltz the talk of the country. Infants will ...
— The Man Upstairs and Other Stories • P. G. Wodehouse

... ain't never seen none just like it before," She bit into one of Mandy's beaten biscuit sandwiches with the pink ham in between, herself, with relish. "Your aunt must have a mighty good cook. She cert'inly must!" ...
— The Heart of Arethusa • Francis Barton Fox

... blessed thing! We are barking up the wrong tree, Merriman. I'll stake my life nothing came out of that boat but props. No; what those people are up to I don't know, but there's one thing a dead cert, and that is that they're ...
— The Pit Prop Syndicate • Freeman Wills Crofts

... up to you. But I'll just say this. Little Willie here is a dead cert, and if I was you I'd take a sporting ...
— The Secret Adversary • Agatha Christie

... massy, chile; I don't want to go to school! Miss Patty, sometimes you does cert'nly talk like a Choctaw Injun. ...
— Patty at Home • Carolyn Wells

... American). Wa'al, yes, they show up well, cert'nly, those peaks do. But I was about to remark. Sir, I went to that particular establishment on Fleet Street. I called for a chop. And when it came, I don't deny I felt disappointed, for the plate all around was just as dry—! But the moment ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 101, November 7, 1891 • Various

... Kennedy to Fenn, as they changed. "Milligan's a cert for three points, of course, but if we can only get two we win ...
— The Head of Kay's • P. G. Wodehouse

Words linked to "Cert" :   United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, U.K., foregone conclusion, slang, vernacular, argot, Great Britain, jargon, United Kingdom, Britain, certainty, cant, sure thing, lingo, patois, UK

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