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my end of the bargain #1 (permalink) Sat May 28, 2011 11:56 am   my end of the bargain
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #270 "Gerund and Infinitive Practice (9)", question 2

I swore ......... my end of the bargain. I can't go back on my word now.

(a) uphold
(b) to uphold
(c) upholding
(d) upholds

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #270 "Gerund and Infinitive Practice (9)", answer 2

I swore to uphold my end of the bargain. I can't go back on my word now.

Correct answer: (b) to uphold

Your answer was: correct
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Please explain the first sentence for me.
bargain=an occasion?
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my end of the bargain #2 (permalink) Sat May 28, 2011 13:23 pm   my end of the bargain
 

Bargain= transaction, agreement or deal between two or more people or organisations.

I swore to uphold my end of the bargain=
I swore to keep my side of the agreement/deal.
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my end of the bargain #3 (permalink) Tue Dec 03, 2013 15:02 pm   my end of the bargain
 

Hi Bee,
could you please explain me meaning of this sentence:

I can't go back on my word now.
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my end of the bargain #4 (permalink) Tue Dec 03, 2013 17:03 pm   my end of the bargain
 

'explain to me', not 'explain me'.

I have said that I will do something, and I cannot now change my mind about that.
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