English to Igbo Meaning :: promise

Promise :
nkwakwee nkwa
nkwakwere nkwankwaná ekwe
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Noun(1) a verbal commitment by one person to another agreeing to do (or not to do(2) grounds for feeling hopeful about the future
Verb(1) make a promise or commitment(2) promise to undertake or give(3) make a prediction about; tell in advance(4) give grounds for expectations

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(1) Six weeks ago, a flurry of announcements saw the promise of peace dangle tantalisingly before some of Africa's most wretched countries.(2) Politicians promise what they want, not what they can do.(3) she made him promise that he wouldn't do it again(4) Merger mania during the 1996-2001 period failed to realize much of its promise and potential.(5) It holds within it the promise of peace and security, and he smiles.(6) he showed great promise even as a junior officer(7) I did not keep my promise to go home early(8) New approaches show promise , potentially bringing a proof of the Riemann hypothesis within reach.(9) I definitely don't promise to stop hoping that you'll bury the hatchet already.(10) Every indication points to the promise of continued improvements in the cost and performance of storage, depending on the technology involved.(11) Day three started with the promise of very fine weather but we were met with a delivery of a sudden shower as we followed a narrow dirt trail.(12) Although they all start out with great promise and potential, they invariably end up a disappointment and we hear nothing more about them.(13) forthcoming concerts promise a feast of music from around the world(14) For him, this odd little satellite traveling around an evocative solar star represents promise and potential.(15) On the contrary, molecular medicine holds remarkable promise for improving quality of life and delivering health care more equitably.(16) We will not hand over our consciences in return for a hollow promise of safety.
Related Words
(1) make a promise ::
ka a nkwa
(2) keep promise ::
(3) broken promise ::
gbajiri nkwa
(4) keep a promise ::
na-a nkwa
(5) promise to ::
na-ekwe nkwa
(6) break a promise ::
agbaji a nkwa
(7) empty promise ::
efu nkwa
(8) break one's promise ::
agbaji nkwa
(9) solemn promise ::
nkwa siri
(10) keep one's promise ::
na-otu nkwa
2. potential ::
3. indication ::
4. hope ::
5. give one's word ::
inye otu okwu
6. indicate ::
7. prognosticate ::
8. assure ::
obi sie
Different Forms
promise, promised, promises, promising
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

I promise you, everything--
Don\'t say one more word.

I PROMISE you, everything-- Don't say one more word.

Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 14

Promise me you won\'t die.

Promise me you won't die.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 9

I promise you, we will get
to the truth of it one way or another.

I PROMISE you, we will get to the truth of it one way or another.

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 5

I\'m sorry,
Wil made me promise not to.

I'm sorry, Wil made me PROMISE not to.

The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 16

will you promise
not to tell anybody?

will you PROMISE not to tell anybody?

The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 16

English to Igbo Dictionary: promise

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