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Sticking to your word, keeping your word, or your promise is very important because your attitude reveals a lot about your personality.
Our trust is precious, and we can't give it... and be disappointed!
|To keep one's promise||To break one's promise|
To promise sb the moon/
the earth/ the world
To give sb one's promise/
|To promise stg to sb||To give sb one's word on stg|
|To keep one's word||To break one's word|
|To swear that||To make a vow|
|To swear an oath to do sg||To pledge sb to secrecy|
|To vouch for sb/ sg||To make an agreement with|
|To hold to an agreement||To make a commitment|
|To commit oneself to doing something||To depend on someone for|
|To be faithful to one's obligations||To rely on someone to do|
A vain promise
An idle promise
|Faithful= loyal, constant|
|To take/ swear an oath|
EXPRESSIONS AND IDIOMS:
- That's a promise!
- I give you my word of honour that...
- He is as good as his word!
- You can take my word for it!
- Promise me that you will...!
- I'm committed to it...
- The promised land
- A promise made is a promise kept!
- To give something a lick and a promise! (to do something hurriedly and carelessly) :
- To promise the world/ the moon/ the earth
- Promises are like pie crusts: easily made, easily broken!
To count on= to rely on
Here you are! Be confident! You'll pass this test with flying colours!
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