Let’s talk about certainty and probability
We often use the probable form to state opinions and give our thoughts. They may or may not be factual.
certain to/ (n. certainty)
The Swiss government is certain to follow suit with the EU on E-mobility legislation.
The certainty of following suit with the EU on E-mobility is assured.
likely to /unlikely to / (n. likelihood)
It is likely to affect employment in that sector.
The likelihood of effects on employment is high.
probable that / improbable that (n. probability)
It is probable that we will get self-driven cars sooner.
The probability of getting* self-driven cars sooner is high.
will definitely be / not be
(In my opinion) The recycling of batteries will definitely not be solved overnight.