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the party’s election promises
Audrey remembered her promise to her father that she would work harder.
I’ll try, but I’m not making any promises!
You made a promise to deal with it immediately.
He swore he would return one day, and he kept his promise.
The army broke its promise to return the country to civilian rule.
The promise of permanent employment is almost non-existent today.
Settlers supported the king in return for the promise of land.
Life was hopeful and full of promise.
Her invention failed to fulfil its initial promise.
He shows great promise as an interpreter.
This technology holds considerable promise for improving inner city living conditions.
the promise of an early spring