- vt.允诺，许诺; 给人以…的指望或希望; 保证;
- vi.许诺; 有指望，有前途;
- n.许诺; 希望，指望; 允诺的东西;
- 复数: promises;
- 第三人称单数: promises;
- 过去式: promised;
- 过去分词: promised;
- 现在分词: promising;
Look, if I tell you something, will you promise to keep it under your hat?
We can never promise to sail anywhere in particular, because the weather might militate against it.
She whoops with delight at a promise of money.
The White House has noted his promise to support any attack that was designed to enforce the UN resolutions.
She resolved that, if Mimi forgot this promise, she would remind her.
The program has lived up to its promise to promote family welfare.
I would say it'salmost time to hold him to that promise.
If you make a promise you should fulfill it.
I'd like to come with you but that's not a promise, don't rely on it.
If you do such sloppy work again, I promise I'll fail you.
All eyes are fixed upon Asia as the Land of Promise for millions yet unborn.
Not only did he make a promise, but also he kept it.
There was a ring of sincerity in his promise.
I shall keep you to your promise to come and see us next year.
He vowed quite solemnly that he would carry out his promise.
Don't worry about the damage; I promise to square it up.
You show promise as a musician but your lack of practice is keeping you back.
She kept her promise.
By making the bold promise, he had burnt his bridges , for now he had no option but to go forward with the project.
作那样大胆的许诺, 他算破釜沉舟了, 现在他除了做之外已没有别的选择.
I finally managed to exact a promise from them.
The future holds limitless promise.
I can't promise you the moon, but I'll do the best job I can.
We must stick to our promise whether or no.
Clouds give promise of rain.
He made a promise of help, as I pleaded with him again and again.
Mind, I count on your keeping the promise.
He extorted a promise from me.
Her lips were sealed by a promise.
We found much of intelligence and promise in the boy.
He acquited himself well of his duty [ promise ].
他很好地尽到了责任 [ 履行了自己的诺言 ].
Whereas older generations are sometimes reluctant to adopt new technologies, driverless cars promise real value to these age groups in particular.
The promise of rewards, for others.
No system is impenetrable, and none can promise to eliminate the worst case completely.
Even more interesting is that the promise of a future reward was enough to make adults choose the smaller portion.
Any product that promises to protect your home deserves careful examination.
Adults chose the smaller portion on the mere promise of a future award.
Isn't it a bit weird that spending it should happen in half a blink ( ' , 眨眼 ) of an eye? Doesn't a wallet—that time-honoured Friday-night feeling of pleasing, promising fatness—represent something that matters? But I'll leave the economics to the experts.
The sharing economy has a promising future.
The research references studies of people's behavior with food and alcohol and results of alcohol restrictions, and then lists five regulations that the researchers think might be promising if applied to junk foods.
Money is the foundation of many a happy marriage People are being lured (引诱)onto Facebook with the promise of a fun, free service without realizing they're paying for it by giving up toads of personal information
As baby boomers(二战后婴儿潮时期出生的人) came of high-school age, big schools promised economic efficiency.
Since then, Toebe said, she has kept her promise to herself to cut back on her Internet use.
As part of the Kids Live Well campaign-expected to be announced nationwide Wednesday—participating restaurants must promise to offer at least one children's meal that has fewer than 600 calories(卡路里), no soft drinks and at least two items from the following food groups: fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean proteins or low-fat dairy.
In these groups, which came out of an Eastern European tradition of developing young talent, professors teach promising K-12 students advanced mathematics for several hours after school or on weekends.
But will such contests, which are overwhelmingly dominated by Asian and white students from middle-class and affluent families become any more diverse? Many social and cultural factors play roles in determining which promising students get on the path toward international math recognition.
We know the promise is there—this is a well-grounded, talented, warm-hearted group of youngsters.
So really, those supplements aren’t going to give you that perfect memory in the way that they promise.
Some research does suggest that these programs hold promise.
Scientists and engineers have long believed in the promise of batteries to change the world.
We break our promise not to fly after hearing about a neighbour's trip to India.
Politicians are fond of promising rapid energy transitions.
But it is another thing to have a supply of trained talent that could let you carry out this promise.
It promises a long-term career path.
In the early 20th century, few things were more appealing than the promise of scientific knowledge.
Governments in rich countries now accept that their pension and health-care promises will soon become unaffordable, and many of them have embarked on reforms, but so far only timidly.
David promised to go on the trip in her place.
When did we promise the delivery?
Promise long-term cooperation with the Company
By promising better after-sales service.
I know I promise to drive you to the airport next Thursday, but I'm afraid something has come up.
He is not a man who can keep his promise.
The man failed to keep his promise.
By promising not to offend the receiver again.
2017年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读A 选项
Disappointed by many a broken, vine-ripened (蔓上成熟的) promise, I've refused to buy winter tomatoes for years.
2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
If nations could only keep the initial promises of the Paris Agreement, what would happen by the year 2100?
2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 题设
It's important to keep a promise.
2015年高考英语广东卷 阅读理解 阅读A 选项
Much to the family's surprise, Dennis stuck to his promise! He turned up at the hospital bearing gifts for the new mother lindsey and her baby boy.
2018年高考英语全国卷3 完形填空 原文
Russia is another country with population problems that could break its economic promise.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文
She chose to sell a few larger objects that were less often used when we promised to put the money into her school fund our kindergarten daughter is serious about becoming a doctor.
2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
She would become a promising star.
2016年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 选项
This is how much temperatures would rise by 2100 even if nations live up to the initial Paris promises to reduce carbon emissions; this rise could still put coastal cities under water and drive over half of all species to extinction.
2016年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
You promised we'd be home in time.
2017年高考英语全国卷2 听力 原文
The idea seems promising，and Rosenberg is a perceptive observer.
Instead, the company has done precisely what it had long promised it would not challenge the constitutionality of Vermont’s rules in the federal court, as part of a desperate effort to keep its Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant running.
But as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ( ' , NRC) reviews the company’s application, it should keep it mind what promises from Entergy are worth.
Getting a DNT signal does not oblige anyone to stop tracking, although some companies have promised to do so.
Protests have erupted over construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope( ' , TMT), a giant observatory that promises to revolutionize humanity’s view of the cosmos.
If software promises to save lives on the scale that drugs now can, big data may be expected to behave as a big pharma has done.
1. a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do) something in the future
2. grounds for feeling hopeful about the future;
"there is little or no promise that he will recover"
1. make a promise or commitment
2. promise to undertake or give;
"I promise you my best effort"
3. make a prediction about; tell in advance;
"Call the outcome of an election"
4. give grounds for expectations;
"The new results were promising"
"The results promised fame and glory"
demise 死亡, 让位, 禅让
I promise (或 I promise you)
(informal)used for emphasis, especially so as to reassure, encourage, or threaten someone
oh, I'm not joking, I promise you.
on a promise
(informal)(of a person) confidently assured of something,especially of having sexual intercourse with someone
a shop where Tom and I are on a promise with the girls serving there.
promise (someone) the earth (或moon)
make extravagant promises to someone that are unlikely to be fulfilled
interactive technology titillates, promises the earth but delivers nothing.
(informal)used to indicate that the speaker is sceptical about someone's stated intention to do something
ensure, insure, assure, guarantee, pledge, promise
许诺 允诺 作出保证 预约 约定 订约 立约