Bedeutung von "promise" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


verb us /ˈprɑm·ɪs/ (present participle promising, past tense and past participle promised)

B1 to say that you will certainly do something or that something will certainly happen:

She promised to write to me every week.
Paul promised me that he’d cook dinner tonight.

B1 to say that you will certainly give something to someone:

Her parents promised her a new car when she graduates from college.
promise to be something

If something promises to be good, exciting, etc., people expect that it will be good, exciting, etc.:

It promises to be a really exciting game.

(Definition von "promise verb" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)