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zeker in English:

1. certainly


Certainly.
Certainly she wouldn't have dreamt that I would get up promptly without grumbling.
Translation is like a woman. If it is beautiful, it is not faithful. If it is faithful, it is most certainly not beautiful.
For, in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery: but in fact, eleven men well armed will certainly subdue one single man in his shirt.
There's no telling what kind of trouble this proposal might stir up. The result is certainly going to be something to see.
I have often observed how little young ladies are interested by books of a serious stamp, though written solely for their benefit. It amazes me, I confess; for, certainly, there can be nothing so advantageous to them as instruction.
If you say "I was tricked," well that's certainly so but there's no mistaking that you were the one who signed up on a "sweet deal".
Certainly if someone is _that_ beautiful you'd draw back from approaching her. "Thought you'd agree."
In fact, there is a joke about passport photos: If you really look like the picture in your passport, you certainly need a vacation!
We've got taller so they don't fit. "Right, it's certainly not that we've got fat!" "The useful phrase 'grown up' is our trump card."
I had a nagging feeling that the atmosphere resembled somebody and, now that you mention it, yes, you're right. Certainly ZZ TOP had this kind of feel.
If there are genuine differences between these two cultures, I think that the largest are certainly in what you think about foreigners studying your native language.
Certainly there are inequalities in level of education even within a generation, but there have been no visible inequities between machines and materials in recent years.
The Koran, far from being inimitable, is a literary work of inferior quality, as it is neither clear, nor understandable, nor does it possess any practical value and is certainly not a revealed book.
The act known as terrorism, that rips away from us in an instant our peaceful days of happiness, is certainly worthy of being called an enemy to all mankind.

English word "zeker"(certainly) occurs in sets:

De populairste Engelse woorden 651 - 700
Engels Unit Juan

2. certain


It's certain.
I wish I could care more about my grades but it seems that, at a certain point of my life, I decided they wouldn't be so important anymore.
When I reached the hall right away the person in charge unrelentingly said things like "This painting is certain to increase in value in the future," and I went and signed the contract.
Knowing very well that his wife wanted to go to a movie, the husband, who was a dog in the manger, cooked up a scheme whereby they had to stay at home waiting for a certain visitor who was not expected to come.
Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet, as Genesis has it, all men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece.
In linguistics, the Sapir-Whorf Hypothesis states that there are certain thoughts of an individual in one language that cannot be understood by those who live in another language.
The other day, a water quality inspection was carried out at our house. We had it done by a certain famous company's Environment Analysis Center or some such name.
Age may have one side, but assuredly Youth has the other. There is nothing more certain than that both are right, except perhaps that both are wrong.
Outside the mainstream of orthodox Judaism, the apocalyptic books were more successful with certain movements.
When we watch a movie, play a video game, or read a book, we become emotionally attached to certain characters and gradually become like them.
A budget is a plan or schedule adjusting expenses during a certain period to the estimated or fixed income for that period.
So that Michelangelo might paint certain figures on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, so that Shakespeare might write certain speeches and Keats his poems, it seemed to me worthwhile that countless millions should have lived and suffered and died.
In England in the Middle Ages, whole towns played football on certain holidays, sometimes with as many as 500 players at one time.
Suffering from terminal cancer, he was thrown out of a certain veteran hospital in New York three times because he adamantly rejected blood transfusions.
Among human beings, the subjection of women is much more complete at a certain level of civilisation than it is among savages. And the subjection is always reinforced by morality.

English word "zeker"(certain) occurs in sets:

De populairste Engelse woorden 801 - 850
Engels lesson 4.2 vocabulaire
EN hst 4 woordjes