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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
(人)に~を約束する, 保証する
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
(人)に~を与えることを約束する
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.
~となることが見込まれる, 期待される
It promises to be a really exciting game.
Translations of “promise”
in Korean 약속하다…
in Arabic يَعِد…
in French promettre (de), promettre…
in Italian promettere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肯定地說, 允諾,答應, 保證…
in Russian обещать…
in Turkish söz vermek, vaatte bulunmak, vaat etmek…
in Polish obiecywać, przyrzekać…
in Spanish prometer…
in Portuguese prometer, dar a palavra…
in German versprechen, Hoffnung erwecken…
in Catalan prometre…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肯定地说, 允诺,答应, 保证…
(Definition of promise verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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