make a promise

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Definition of make a promise

: to tell someone that one will definitely do something in the future : to promise He made a promise to help her. I have to help her. I made a promise.

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“Make a promise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20promise. Accessed 7 Aug. 2022.

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