Certain in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Certain

Sure, positive, not doubting. | (obsolete) Determined; resolved. | Not to be doubted or denied; established as a fact.

Short Example Sentence for Certain

  • 1. And now he was certain he could not do it. 🔊
  • 2. I am certain this is true. 🔊
  • 3. Yet he was now absolutely certain he had heard a footstep. 🔊
  • 4. She noticed a certain embarrassment in his manner. 🔊
  • 5. Niclaus felt certain he could always defend himself. 🔊
  • 6. Rose was thinking how she could say certain lines. 🔊
  • 7. From a certain angle you would think a very bilious white man. 🔊
  • 8. There is a certain highly symmetrical edifice standing in Gyantse monastery. 🔊
  • 9. Frequently--in a certain very interesting set. 🔊

How to use Certain in a Sentence?

  • 1. Unless he is certain of doing as well, he will probably do best to follow the rules. 🔊
  • 2. He had been so certain that he would easily find the treasure if he once could reach the gully. 🔊
  • 3. They are not the gift of eternal life, but of certain external and temporal advantages. 🔊
  • 4. He passed a certain law, with the penalty that every transgressor of it should lose both his eyes. 🔊
  • 5. At a certain spot a great cascade of water like the spouting of a whale went up into the air. 🔊
  • 6. Even for troops marching along a road running through its midst, it has a certain fascination. 🔊
  • 7. I remember those days of twenty-one years ago, and a certain pathos clings about them. 🔊
  • 8. Davidson pointed out to his Chinaman that the fellow was certain to have some rattans to ship. 🔊
  • 9. He declares (and why should we doubt his good faith?) that he is now certain of success. 🔊
  • 10. I did not feel respectable, but I got a certain amount of satisfaction out of feeling safe. 🔊
  • 11. There are certain kinds of industries which can be engaged in only in summer and some only in winter. 🔊
  • 12. But the valley was so large and prosperous-looking that it seemed certain that their depredations could not have affected the whole of it. 🔊
  • 13. Some states do not allow disclaimers of certain implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain types of damages. 🔊
  • 14. Some states do not allow disclaimers of certain implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain types of damages. 🔊
  • 15. She had said them right once at rehearsal, but had not since been able to reproduce to her satisfaction a certain effect of voice. 🔊
  • 16. All went well till one day she surpassed herself by transforming a certain stately matron into a veritable sylph. 🔊
  • 17. He described himself as a journalist, as certain kind of women give themselves out as actresses in the dock of a police-court. 🔊
  • 18. It has been made memorable to me by the vagaries of a certain Bhutya pony ridden by an officer who was accompanying me. 🔊
  • 19. That a particular event happened on a given date, that lead melts at a certain temperature, are facts. 🔊
  • 20. He was also so constituted, that certain earthly objects were agreeable to him, and excited his natural appetites and desires. 🔊
  • 21. We have moved on, and so you must expect to meet here a certain naiveness of contrivance and simplicity of aim appertaining to the remote epoch. 🔊
  • 22. I had certain mental and material peculiarities and customs proper to a much younger person than I was. 🔊
  • 23. It was on the farm that I got my strong liking for his race and my appreciation of certain of its fine qualities. 🔊
  • 24. He determined therefore to operate on his heart itself, and cause him to put forth certain evil exercises in view of certain external motives. 🔊
  • 25. So long as young people are at home, these matters are often simple enough, but when they go away certain difficulties arise. 🔊
  • 26. And may we not also add, nor in the supernatural course of things either; and there only remains a certain fearful looking-for of judgment? 🔊
  • 27. To doubt in the right place, is often the best cure for doubt; and to dogmatize in the wrong place, is often the most certain road to scepticism. 🔊
  • 28. He felt certain that the opening into Deadman's Gully lay in the valley behind him. 🔊
  • 29. We think that the barbarians concluded rashly: it is certain that St. Paul was neither a murderer nor a god. 🔊
  • 30. He tells him then that down in his cabin aft in a certain drawer there is a bundle of important papers and some sixty sovereigns in a small canvas bag. 🔊
  • 31. This seems to be a great mistake of certain theologians, who pay more attention to the coherency of their system than to the light of nature or of revelation. 🔊