Is Sure Formal Or Informal?

Is sure the same as yes?

Yes says that you definitely agree with, or are willing to do what was asked of you.

And stating it in a formal way.

Sure says that you might not want to do it but will do it anyway.

Or agreeing to what is being asked of you in a less formal way..

Is sure formal?

Finally, while this usage of sure is informal, it’s common enough that I’d feel comfortable using it all but the most formal scenarios, with the caveat that in situations like your first example, I’d probably make it Sure, thanks since I’m being offered something.

Is sure rude?

If asked a question that would warrant a “yes “ or “no” answer saying sure could be seen as being 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”. … Sure… not rude, but annoying.

What is the reply of sure?

(I “sounded” like I did not mind, but I technically said I minded.) That being said, native speakers do say “Sure!” as a reply, meaning “I don’t mind.” and it is taken as “No.” without causing any confusion. However, according to Longman American English dictionary, (“Sure”) is used to say “yes” to someone.

What are different ways to say sure?

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

Can I reply thank you with sure?

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 polite to say sure?

“Sure” if said politely is an affirmative alternative to saying “yes”. To be polite it’s always good to say “Sure, I would like to …” or “Sure, that would be nice…” Which is still dependent on how you say these words. If you say them sarcastically then it would be rude.

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.

Is sure a sarcastic word?

Sure is an answer that specifically means I agree with you, or I will do as you wish. … Of course, you can say sure sarcastically, as with anything, in which case it usually implies the express opposite: “I do not agree!” or sometimes “I don’t believe you.”

How do you say I’m sure?

I’m sure: the most usual way of saying that you are sure about something: I’m sure she won’t forget – she’s very reliable. I’m positive/I’m certain/I know for a fact (that): a stronger, more emphatic way of expressing certainty: I’m positive I had the keys with me when I left.

How do you say sure formally?

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.

How do you write for sure in slang?

FOSHO means “For Sure”.

Is pretty sure formal?

Finally, pretty sure can be used as a form of politeness or disingenuous courtesy.

Is it rude to say yep?

In an email people would think that ‘Yep’ is snide or rude. … “‘Yep’ is the same number of letters as ‘yes’ but ‘yes’ is formal and you use it when emailing your boss or colleague so they don’t think you’re too laidback,” he said.

What word class is sure?

sure (adjective) sure (adverb) sure–handed (adjective)