Translation of "promise" - English-Korean dictionary

promise

verb uk /ˈprɒm·ɪs/ us /ˈprɑ·mɪs/ present participle promising, past tense and past participle promised

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

약속하다
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

약속하다
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.

약속하는데 -일거야
It promises to be a really exciting game.
noun uk /ˈprɒm·ɪs/ us /ˈprɑ·mɪs/

B1 a statement that you will certainly do something

약속
I’m not sure I can do it, so I won’t make / any promises.
I’ve said I’ll take her swimming and I don’t want to break / my promise (= not do what I said I would).

(Translation of “promise” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)