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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of promise.

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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

  • 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.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

    Archive 2006-07-30

  • 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.

    Bummer in the Summer

  • 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 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 :

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