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What does give you my word mean? #1 (permalink) Thu Nov 05, 2009 13:43 pm   What does give you my word mean?
 

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #14 "Word of Mouth", question 1

I give you my word it will never happen again.

(a) say
(b) speak
(c) promise
(d) agree

English Idioms and Expressions, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #14 "Word of Mouth", answer 1

I promise it will never happen again.

Correct answer: (c) promise
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What does give you my word mean? #2 (permalink) Thu Nov 05, 2009 14:05 pm   What does give you my word mean?
 

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Hi Meano,

What does 'give you my word' mean? This is another way of saying: I promise/I promise you.

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