keep one's word


keep one's word
keep a promise, do what one promised

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep one's word — {v. phr.} To do what one has promised; fulfill one s promise. * /Paul kept his word and paid me the $250 that he owed me right on time./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's word — {v. phr.} To do what one has promised; fulfill one s promise. * /Paul kept his word and paid me the $250 that he owed me right on time./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's word — To fulfil one s promise • • • Main Entry: ↑word * * * do what one has promised …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's word — index perform (adhere to) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep\ one's\ word — v. phr. To do what one has promised; fulfill one s promise. Paul kept his word and paid me the $250 that he owed me right on time …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep one's word — fulfill one s promise She never keeps her word so I don t believe that she will come to the party …   Idioms and examples

  • keep one's mouth shut — verb refrain from divulging sensitive information; keep quiet about confidential information Don t tell him any secrets he cannot keep his mouth shut! • Syn: ↑keep quiet, ↑shut one s mouth • Ant: ↑talk (for: ↑keep quiet) …   Useful english dictionary

  • keep one's mouth shut — informal just keep your mouth shut and no one will get hurt Syn: say nothing, keep quiet, not breathe a word, not tell a soul; informal keep mum, not let the cat out of the bag …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • break one's word — {v. phr.} To renege on a promise. * /When Jake broke his word that he would marry Sarah, she became very depressed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • break one's word — {v. phr.} To renege on a promise. * /When Jake broke his word that he would marry Sarah, she became very depressed./ …   Dictionary of American idioms


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