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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.
(Definition of promise verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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