Is there any difference in expressing consent and assurance using adverbs "certainly" or "of course"? What would be more appropriate one in everyday conversation?
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When it comes to expressing consent and assurance, I'd say the difference certainly isn't very big. :-) When faced with a question like
..."Of course" would probably be a more typical reply. But there's nothing wrong with "Certainly" either (although it might sound a little more formal).
Oh, as you mention the context is everyday conversation, you should also consider something like:
In this fashion,
When used for expressing agreement or giving permission in daily conversations,