Russian English Dictionary

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обещание in English:

1. promise promise


Eisenhower kept his promise.
He was a writer who had never lived up to the promise of his first novel.
A promise given under a threat is worthless.
Tom agreed to marry that man's daughter with the promise that he'd inherit the man's business.
They promise us the moon, but I suspect we can wait for the fulfillment of those promises till hell freezes over.
I realized one month had passed without my making good my promise.
There are conditions under which breaking a promise or telling a lie are acceptable.
I congratulate him and Governor Palin for all they have achieved, and I look forward to working with them to renew this nation's promise in the months ahead.
There is no dream of man which atomic power does not promise a chance to attain.
The whole county is favoring critical budget revisions which promise to protect education.
(help) Sarah always promises ... me in the kitchen but she never does.
The promise of permanent employment is almost non-existent today.
You promised me: "we will finish English early."
It was noticed after more than a month that that promise had not been carried out.

English word "обещание"(promise) occurs in sets:

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