Translation of "promise" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk /ˈprɒmɪs/ us
SAY [ I, T ]

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

söz vermek, vaatte bulunmak
[ + 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

vaat etmek, sözünü vermek; ümit vermek
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.

...olacağını vaat etmek; ...sözünü vermek; heyecan verici/iyi gibi görenmek/olacağa benzemek

(Translation of “promise verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)