Translation of "promise" - English-Polish dictionary


verb uk /ˈprɒmɪs/ us
SAY [ I, T ]

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

obiecywać, przyrzekać
[ + to do sth ] She promised to write to me every week.
[ + (that) ] Paul promised me that he'd cook dinner tonight.
GIVE [ + two objects ]

B1 to say that you will certainly give something to someone

obiecywać, przyrzekać
They promised us a reward.
promise to be sth

B2 If something promises to be good, exciting, etc, people expect that it will be good, exciting, etc.

zapowiadać się na coś

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