Use the word "certain" when something is special, definite, or particular. The pronunciation of this word is a little difficult for some students (Listen: sert‘n).
He’s not certain that he’ll be able to catch any fish here.
The adverb form of this word is a popular way of saying "yes" or "of course." It’s also similar to the word "very."
Notice the pronunciation of this word. (Listen to your teacher pronounce it.)
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March 12, 2013
Updated December 2, 2017