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promise

verb
 
/ˈprɒm·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
promettere
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
promettere
Her parents have promised her a new car if she passes her exams.
promise to be something If something promises to be good, exciting, etc., people expect that it will be good, exciting, etc.
promettere di essere qualcosa
It promises to be a really exciting game.
(Definition of promise verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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