老外最常用的英文短语 第60期:give one's word

发表时间:2017-07-17内容来源:VOA英语学习网

释义:

give (somebody) one's word 约定

give sb one's word 表明“约定”的意思,主要用作 I give you my word (我向你保证)的形态。换句话说,可以理解成 I'll promise you,对于被承诺的一方,则是 take one's word。

例句:

I will give you my word I'll do what I can.

我向你保证,我会尽我所能的。

I will give you my word I will not touch her.

我向你保证,绝对不会碰她。

Can you give me your word that Jack can be trusted?

你能向我保证,杰克是个值得相信的人吗?

对话:

A: Do you think Ralph finished the report?

你觉得拉斐尔写完报告书了?

B: He gave me his word it would be completed.

他向我保证会完成的。

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