(upon) my word

(upon) my word
(upon) my ˈword idiom
(old-fashioned) used to show that you are surprised about sth
Main entry:wordidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • upon my word — phrasal also on my word : with my assurance : assuredly, indeed upon my word, I never heard of such a thing * * * upon my word A mild interjection expressing surprise, dismay, etc ● word * * * (upon) my word …   Useful english dictionary

  • upon my word — my word or upon my word old fashioned used for showing surprise or anger …   English dictionary

  • upon my word — ► on (or upon) my word an exclamation of surprise or emphasis. Main Entry: ↑word …   English terms dictionary

  • upon my word — phrasal with my assurance ; indeed, assuredly < upon my word, I ve never heard of such a thing > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • upon my word — believe me, this is the truth, honestly    Upon my word, I don t know why they hate me so …   English idioms

  • upon my word — on my word, as I live and breath, oh my …   English contemporary dictionary

  • upon my word! — i promise, trust me …   English contemporary dictionary

  • on (or upon) my word — an exclamation of surprise or emphasis. → word …   English new terms dictionary

  • word — ► NOUN 1) a single distinct meaningful element of speech or writing, used to form sentences with others. 2) a remark or statement. 3) (a word) even the smallest amount of something spoken or written: don t believe a word. 4) (words) angry talk.… …   English terms dictionary

  • word — [wʉrd] n. [ME < OE, akin to Ger wort < IE * werdh (extension of base * wer , to speak, say) > Gr eirein, to speak, L verbum, word] 1. a) a speech sound, or series of them, serving to communicate meaning and consisting of at least one… …   English World dictionary

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