EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SURE-FIRE
“The program pictures are sure-fire, I suppose,” the girl admitted.
That mind of his is too sure-fire to hang on so desperately to a mere dream.
"Sure-fire hit," Mr. Rooney pronounced, as he spat on the stage floor behind the curtain.
“No amateur screen actress—and that is all Wonota is as yet—is ever a ‘sure-fire hit’, as you call it,” said the practical Ruth.
It's a sure-fire case against you, Larry—and it'll mean five to ten years if you're caught.
He could picture her glutinous satisfaction as she re-read her scenario and gloated over its sure-fire qualities.
It's a sure-fire cinch she'll never give you one of them salutes she hints at when she comes home ef she knows you backed out.
Pratts Lice Salve is a sure-fire lice killer in another form.
Even the apparently "sure-fire" one may deliver a disturbing kick to its perpetrator.