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Proverbs containing the word Sure

Talk of the devil and he is sure to appear

We say this jokingly in shortened from when we are joined by a person we have just been talking about. 'Well, talk of the devil! Here is the old... Read more →

Slow but sure wins the race

This refers to the fable of the hare and the tortoise. The race was won by the slow tortoise, which plodded steadily on while the fast hare,... Read more →

Better be sure than sorry

It is better to be safe than to do anything that may place us in dangerous position. Here 'sure' is used in a old sense of 'safe', 'free from... Read more →