I (can) promise you

I (can) promise you
I (can) ˈpromise you idiom
(informal) used as a way of encouraging or warning sb about sth

I can promise you, you'll have a wonderful time.

If you don't take my advice, you'll regret it, I promise you.

Main entry:promiseidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • I can promise you — I (can) promise you used to emphasize a statement He s only concerned about himself, I promise [=assure] you. I can promise you, you won t be disappointed. • • • Main Entry: ↑promise …   Useful english dictionary

  • I promise you — I (can) promise you used to emphasize a statement He s only concerned about himself, I promise [=assure] you. I can promise you, you won t be disappointed. • • • Main Entry: ↑promi …   Useful english dictionary

  • promise — prom|ise1 W2S2 [ˈprɔmıs US ˈpra: ] v 1.) [I and T] to tell someone that you will definitely do or provide something or that something will happen ▪ Last night the headmaster promised a full investigation. promise to do sth ▪ She s promised to do… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • promise — 1 verb 1 (I, T) to tell someone that you will definitely do something or that something will happen: promise (that): Hurry up, we promised that we wouldn t be late. | promise sb (that): You promised me the car would be ready on Monday. | I/we… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • promise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 statement that you will do sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ He makes all kinds of big promises he has little intention of keeping. ▪ rash ▪ broken, unfulfilled …   Collocations dictionary

  • promise — /ˈprɒməs / (say promuhs) noun 1. a declaration made, as to another person, with respect to the future, giving assurance that one will do, not do, give, not give, etc., something. 2. an express assurance on which expectation is to be based. 3.… …  

  • You Can Count On Me (song) — Infobox ESC entry song = flagicon|Ireland You Can Count On Me caption = year = 1986 country = Ireland artist = Luv Bug as = with = language = English languages = composer = Kevin Sheerin lyricist = Kevin Sheerin conductor = Noel Kelehan place =… …   Wikipedia

  • promise the moon — {v. phr.} To promise something impossible. * /A politician who promises the moon during a campaign loses the voters respect./ * /I can t promise you the moon, but I ll do the best job I can./ Compare: ASK FOR THE MOON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • promise the moon — {v. phr.} To promise something impossible. * /A politician who promises the moon during a campaign loses the voters respect./ * /I can t promise you the moon, but I ll do the best job I can./ Compare: ASK FOR THE MOON …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • promise\ the\ moon — v. phr. To promise something impossible. A politician who promises the moon during a campaign loses the voters respect. I can t promise you the moon, but I ll do the best job I can. Compare: ask for the moon …   Словарь американских идиом

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