What does sure mean in the English language?

What does sure mean in the English language?

In other words, sure signals consent, while yes and no signal literal agreement or disagreement. Sure is an informal expression meaning “Certainly,” which is more formal. May I have one of those? Certainly.

What’s the best way to answer a customer question?

If their question is layered or multi-faceted (or if they have a wealth of questions), answer what you can. A partial immediate answer is always better than a look of confusion and some stumbling around. Answer what you’re prepared to answer. If you need more information to completely satisfy the customer, worry about the last.

What to do when you don’t know the answer to a question?

Don’t fault yourself for not being a know it all. Instead, master a few techniques to appropriately handle situations where customers may ask you something that you aren’t immediately prepared to answer. Some people are long winded and rather wordy.

Is it okay to say something is a sure thing?

Even though it’s just an informal expression, you still don’t want to assure your boss that something is a sure thing unless it is assuredly a sure thing!

When to use ” sure ” and ” Sure Thing “?

“Sure” is used similarly to “sure thing” in response to thanks. – Kit Z. Fox♦Jun 23 ’11 at 15:16 Add a comment | 2 Answers 2

Can you answer a question you don’t know the answer to?

No matter what your job or level, your work life is always throwing questions at you. Some of them are easy to answer with a confident “yes,” “no,” or a well-reasoned explanation. Others aren’t. Most of the time it’s no big deal when you don’t have a solid answer right away.

Which is rather request for permission than a question?

It is rather request for permission than a question. ? mark is not necessary, unless a question tone is intended. – Ram Pillai Nov 26 ’19 at 17:39 You really have two problems. The first is a matter of punctuation, and as such this is a matter of style, so the answer to it will depend on what manual of style you use.

What’s the worst response to a yes or no question?

The WORST response to a “Yes” or “No” question. The response you give when you don’t 100% want to say “Yes” but also don’t want to say “No”. “Sure” is the answer you use when on the fence about something, but is not an acceptable response to Y/N questions.