English to German Meaning :: promise

versprechen, verheißen, zusagen, zusichern, ankündigenVersprechen, Versprechung, Zusage, Aussicht, Zusicherung, Hoffnung
Promise :
- versprechenversprochenVersprechenviel versprechend

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Noun(1) a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do(2) grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
Verb(1) make a promise or commitment(2) promise to undertake or give(3) make a prediction about; tell in advance(4) give grounds for expectations

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(1) Six weeks ago, a flurry of announcements saw the promise of peace dangle tantalisingly before some of Africa's most wretched countries.(2) Politicians promise what they want, not what they can do.(3) she made him promise that he wouldn't do it again(4) Merger mania during the 1996-2001 period failed to realize much of its promise and potential.(5) It holds within it the promise of peace and security, and he smiles.(6) he showed great promise even as a junior officer(7) I did not keep my promise to go home early(8) New approaches show promise , potentially bringing a proof of the Riemann hypothesis within reach.(9) I definitely don't promise to stop hoping that you'll bury the hatchet already.(10) Every indication points to the promise of continued improvements in the cost and performance of storage, depending on the technology involved.(11) Day three started with the promise of very fine weather but we were met with a delivery of a sudden shower as we followed a narrow dirt trail.(12) Although they all start out with great promise and potential, they invariably end up a disappointment and we hear nothing more about them.(13) forthcoming concerts promise a feast of music from around the world(14) For him, this odd little satellite traveling around an evocative solar star represents promise and potential.(15) On the contrary, molecular medicine holds remarkable promise for improving quality of life and delivering health care more equitably.(16) We will not hand over our consciences in return for a hollow promise of safety.
Related Words
(1) make a promise ::
ein Versprechen machen
(2) keep promise ::
Versprechen halten
(3) broken promise ::
gebrochenes Versprechen
(4) keep a promise ::
ein Versprechen einhalten
(5) promise to ::
(6) break a promise ::
ein Versprechen brechen
(7) empty promise ::
leeres Versprechen
(8) break one's promise ::
brechen ein Versprechen
(9) solemn promise ::
feierliches Versprechen
(10) keep one's promise ::
halten ein Versprechen
2. potential ::
3. indication ::
4. hope ::
5. give one's word ::
gibt ein Wort
6. indicate ::
7. prognosticate ::
8. assure ::
Different Forms
promise, promised, promises, promising
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

How can I promise to keep a secret
if I don\'t even know what it is?

How can I PROMISE to keep a secret if I don't even know what it is?

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 4

I promised to fight for the living.
I intend to keep that promise.

I PROMISEd to fight for the living. I intend to keep that PROMISE.

Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2

Just promise me your men.

Just PROMISE me your men.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 3

I\'m right behind you. I promise.

I'm right behind you. I PROMISE.

Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 8

It won\'t. Let\'s promise to figure
this stuff out before we get married.

It won't. Let's PROMISE to figure this stuff out before we get married.

The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 6

English to German Dictionary: promise

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