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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of promise.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • "I have promised to be there -- _promised_, do you hear?

    The True Citizen, How to Become One

  • I can do it -- I know I can -- and you promised, Olga Priest, you _promised_! "

    The Torch Bearer A Camp Fire Girls' Story

  • Though the title promised many novel ideas, when it finally hit shelves, gamers were disappointed by the overall level of the quality-assurance work that went into the game.

    Wired Top Stories

  • Blood and Iron was fantastic, a dark fantasy containing many references to mythology, and I had hopes that the following book would be even better since the title promised more of my favorite character, the water horse Whiskey.

    Reviews of fantasy and science fiction books

  • But it wasn't exactly the vicious slander the title promised, so ... thanks?

    The Ugly Truth About Tokio Hotel: Vanity Fair

  • LOVE were also the first group to cut a track that lasted an entire B-side of an album; "Revelation" produced by an uncredited Neil Young wasn't quite what its title promised musically, but its true revelation lay in the fact of showing what could be done.

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  • Like others, he grabbed a doughnut from the pregame spread, which also featured jars of peanut butter and jelly and a plastic container of cheese balls ( "with real cheese," the label promised).

    Brownsville Herald :

  • Like others, he grabbed a jelly doughnut from the pregame spread, which also featured jars of peanut butter and jelly and a plastic container of cheese balls ( "Made with real cheese," the label promised).

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  • Like others, he grabbed a jelly doughnut from the pregame spread, which also featured jars of peanut butter and jelly and a plastic container of cheese balls (` ` Made with real cheese, '' the label promised).

    FOXSports.com News

  • The label promised to reduce the loudness and frequency of the snoring, and if this could restore some marital bliss, then it would be worth its rather expensive $9.99 price that I paid for it.

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