- adv.无疑; 一定，确实; （回答）当然，好; 保管;
It was a joke, of course, but surely a rum sort of joke?
You surely haven't forgotten Dr Walters?
A newspaper half jested: Had alcohol not already killed him, this would surely drive him to drink.
Slowly but surely she started to fall in love with him.
You wouldn't leave an old friend in the lurch, surely?
It's great to have you back. Congratulations are surely in order!
Surely such weighty matters merit a higher level of debate?
"If he'd already killed once, surely he'd have killed Sarah?" She had a point there.
He knew that under the surgeon's knife he would surely die.
This is a target which is surely within the realm of possibility.
Surely it is an economic nonsense to deplete the world of natural resources.
I accept that the romance may have gone out of the marriage, but surely this is true of many couples.
Surely modern women want to be informed of world current affairs; we are no longer chained to the kitchen sink!
Herbert would surely advise her how to approach the bank.
The board of directors must surely have been in Johnstone's pocket.
"Olympia is in America, where K Records was founded."— 'No! Surely you don't mean THE K Records.'
He made his way up the mountain slowly but surely.
Attitudes to women at work are changing slowly but surely.
It's surely overstepping the mark to behave so rudely to your guests.
Surely we can rise above every difficulty.
Surely we'll profit from your work.
These efforts will surely bring forth good fruit.
It can not be true, surely.
Surely because progress of a particular kind is actually taking place around us.
Surely he'll come tomorrow.
Provided you are modest , you'll surely make progress.
This was surely a magic formula for Old Fan as his head ached each time he heard it.
Surely because progress of a particular kind is actually taking place around us and is becoming more and more manifest.
He will surely come.
Surely, the American ideal of second chances should not be reserved only for the rich and powerful.
Physical books will surely become much rarer in the marketplace.
Hardback and trade paperbacks for "serious" nonfiction and fiction will surely last longer
It's simply not true that economic growth will surely make our world cleaner.
But the most sensible form of adaptation is surely to adapt our energy systems to emit less carbon pollution.
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Her warm heart would surely guide her in the right direction.
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Surely small towns and big cities both have some problems in terms of transport.
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Surely, there will be setbacks 挫折 and disappointments in life; boldness in itself is no guarantee of success.
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The future health of the planet and mankind is surely worth more than an inexpensive cup of coffee.
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You will surely need to overcome some difficulties, some planned, but most unplanned.
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Second, it is surely a good thing that the money and attention come to science rather than go elsewhere.
1. definitely or positively (`sure' is sometimes used informally for `surely');
"the results are surely encouraging"
"she certainly is a hard worker"
"it's going to be a good day for sure"
"they are coming, for certain"
"they thought he had been killed sure enough"
"he'll win sure as shooting"
"they sure smell good"
"sure he'll come"
slowly but surely
certainly, naturally, of course, surely
of course： 指毫无疑问，自然如此。可与certainly和naturally换用。