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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsurefiresure‧fire /ˈʃɔːfaɪə $ ˈʃʊrfaɪr/ adjective [only before noun]  informalEFFECTIVE certain to succeed Children soon learn that bad behaviour is a surefire way of getting attention. a surefire recipe for success
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surefireFrom this knowledge we hoped to develop a protocol that was much more surefire.Thursday night's line-up includes such surefire attractions as 'The Simpsons' and 'Friends'.Going on holiday with my parents would be a surefire recipe for disaster.But the one surefire route to holiday hell is to have your credit cards stolen or used without your knowledge.There's no surefire solution to the problem of improving the company's performance.I know a surefire way to get a car started on a freezing winter morning.surefire recipeLimitation on employment, property ownership and the right to vote were a surefire recipe for disaster in Northern Ireland.Obviously, his appointment was a fix but the Homstat-Pybus partnership was seen as a surefire recipe for success.
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