Meaning of Idiom ‘Sure’ as a Response to Thank You
The word sure is sometimes used to respond to Thank you. Saying sure in response to thank you is very informal. It is a replacement for the more standard You’re welcome and means much the same as the more formal response certainly.
Sure it is sometimes combined with other responses such as:
This is a confusing response to those learning English, but it basically means “of course I don’t mind helping you.”
Examples Of Use
“Thanks for your help earlier,” said Chris. “Sure,” replied Seth.
“Thanks a million for fixing my computer again,” said Clark. “Sure, no problem at all,” replied Paige.
The following video covers eight standard English idiom responses to thank you.
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- No Sweat (Thank You Response)
- No Problem (Thank You Response)
- My Pleasure, it was (Thank You Response)
- Don’t Mention It (Thank You Response)