Meaning of “take/sign the pledge” in the English Dictionary

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"take/sign the pledge" in British English

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take/sign the pledge

UK old-fashioned or humorous

to make a formal promise to stop drinking alcohol:

What's this then, you're only drinking orange juice - have you signed the pledge or something?

(Definition of “take/sign the pledge” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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