sure as eggs is eggs

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A corruption of as sure as x is x.

AdverbEdit

sure as eggs is eggs (not comparable)

  1. (simile, colloquial) Most certainly.
    At this time of year, sure as eggs is eggs, the TV starts filling with Christmas ads for toys.

Usage notesEdit

  • The ungrammatical "is" is commonly used in this set phrase.