keep one's word

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.


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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 — keep a promise, do what one promised …   English contemporary 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

  • 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

  • To keep one's hand in — Keep Keep (k[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Kept} (k[e^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Keeping}.] [OE. k[=e]pen, AS. c[=e]pan to keep, regard, desire, await, take, betake; cf. AS. copenere lover, OE. copnien to desire.] 1. To care; to desire. [Obs.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

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