Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Promise"

The meaning of "Promise" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does He made her promise to disappear. No contact whatsoever. And He made her swear that she would never tell his son about him. mean?
A: @etsukoss He wants her to disappear with his kid.
Q: What does promise mean?
Q: What does to get well ; to make promises ; on sale ; good bargain; cash register mean?
A: A cash register is a machine that you use to store money and coins in
Q: What does I hold you by your promise. mean?
A: it means I expect you to keep your promise / fulfill whatever you have promised.

for the second question, it is the same.
Q: What does "you double promise?" mean?
A: The person is asking you are you sure you can keep my promise.

Example sentences using "Promise"

Q: Please show me example sentences with promise .
A: - We can't make any promises now, can we?
- I promise that i won't leave you alone
- He promised to love me only
...
Q: Please show me example sentences with promise.
A: "I promise I won't let you down."
"I promise I will be there on time."
"I said that I will promise her ice cream."
"I want to promise this."
Q: Please show me example sentences with I promise. .
A: I promise to practice good study habits.
Q: Please show me example sentences with promise to be.
A: I promise to be faithful.
Promise you will be here on time!
They promised to be helpful.
I promise to be responsible.
I promise to be there for you.

Synonyms of "Promise" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between He promised to stay till we arrive. and He promised to stay till we arrived.
?
A: first sentence is in present, second is past.

My cousin promised to stay till we arrive.

second sentence is affirmation and it is in past. He promised to stay. Till we arrived.
Q: What is the difference between promise and pledge ?
A: A pledge is more serious than a promise.

The people pledged to protect their country. ✔
The people promised to protect their country. (correct but not 'serious' or 'committed' enough)

I promised to bring her to the park this weekend. ✔
I pledged to bring her to the park this weekend. ❌(sounds awkward and unnatural)
Q: What is the difference between promise and guarantee ?
A: I guarantee that if you study English everyday, you will learn English quickly.

I promise I will come to your birthday party.

It is a guarantee that if you do not like your purchase, you can get a refund.

He promised he would come to my party, but didn't. He broke his promise.

Promises can be broken and are usually personal.

I promise to come visit you. I promise to pay you back.

Guarantee is usually for more factual things or for things that have to be done - so companies use this word since they cannot break the guarantee. But scammers also use this word to seem legitimate.

I hope this helps!
Q: What is the difference between Can you make me a promise that you won't go out tonight? and Can you promise me that you won't go out tonight? ?
A: As "can you make me..." is an indirect question, it's more of an indirect command.

A direct command in this instance would be: "Promise me that..."

Using modal verbs typically comes across as being more polite and indirect, whereas using "make" is more forceful and direct.

Eg.
You could make him think twice about his actions.
vs
Make him think twice about his actions.
Q: What is the difference between promise and swear and vow ?
A: "Promise" usually refers to something dad-to-day that you have told someone you will do. There is an expectation that once you promise to do it, you will do it.
Example: "I promise I will take out the trash before you get home."

"Swear" is like promise, but used for more important things. (It is a less formal word, so if you are in a work situation, use "promise" instead, as they can be interchangeable.)
Example: "I swear I will never hurt you."

"Vow" is reserved for formal ceremonies of commitment, like weddings. It is an official promise, often with religious connotations.

Translations of "Promise"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? +ing or to?
promise
admit
A: https://www.engvid.com/english-resource/verbs-followed-by-gerunds-and-infinitives/

Promise uses the infinitive
Admit uses the gerund
(don't get confused between admit + gerund and the phrasal verb "admit to")
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? i promise tou
A: I promise to.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? my promise that live my life genuine
A: my promise to live my life genuinely
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I comply my promise
A: I keep my word / I keep my promises
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? promise
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Promise"

Q: "Keep my promise"
It's hard for me to
But thing that I decide to change
Empty promise, go away does this sound natural?
A: Empty promise? Maybe I'm just not smart enough to understand.
Q: Our promise is still far from today. Don't afraid that.
My girl freind will be not here. does this sound natural?
A: Don't *be afraid *of that
My girlfriend* will *not be here .
Q: You haven't made good on our promise to come over japan.
日本へ来るという約束をあなたはまだ果たしていない。 does this sound natural?
A: @hirokiisoda: You could say, "You haven't made good on your promise to come to Japan." Or, "You haven't visited Japan, like you said you would."
Q: I forgot promise with you to meet her on station yesterday.

does this sound natural?
A: I forgot that I promised to meet her at the station yesterday.

I forgot that I promised you that I would meet her at the station yesterday.

I forgot the promise I made to you that I would meet her at the station yesterday.

the first two are most natural
Q: Why didn't you keep our promise?
It's been so hard to get by recently. does this sound natural?
A: That's good! Some trouble with L and R...

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