man/woman of his/her word

noun phrase

: a man/woman who always keeps his/her promises

Examples of man/woman of his/her word in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yet his presence was expected—his attendance had been announced in the papers—and the president was a man of his word. Ellen Wexler, Smithsonian Magazine, 28 Sep. 2023 Bro is a man of his word 😂👶🏼 #babymookie — Mookie Betts (@mookiebetts) August 15, 2023 Sure enough, four pitches later, Betts launched a 436-foot home run to left-center field — his longest as a Dodger and the fifth-longest of his major league career. Emma Healy,, 15 Aug. 2023 Pierce Brosnan is nothing if not a man of his word. Julie Jordan, Peoplemag, 7 July 2023 Thankfully, Fox is a woman of her word, and the jeans returned safely to the designer’s atelier by 3 p.m. that same day. Glamour, 2 Feb. 2022 Since arriving in November as Auburn head coach, Hugh Freeze has been a man of his word. Nubyjas Wilborn | , al, 26 Jan. 2023 Clarkson has been a man of his word since, helping the Cardinals land pledges from several of his talented teammates (McClain, Moore and Williams) at St. John Bosco, which capped a 13-1 season earlier this month by winning the California Open Division championship. The Courier-Journal, 19 Dec. 2022 Richard Nickel was nothing if not a man of his word. Hannah Edgar, Chicago Tribune, 31 Aug. 2022 DeMar DeRozan is a man of his word, the Tribune’s Julia Poe writes. Chicago Tribune Staff,, 21 Apr. 2022 See More

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“Man/woman of his/her word.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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