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English-German translation for: promises
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NOUN   a promise | promises
VERB  to promise | promised | promised
promising | promises
sb. promises
jd. verspricht
Versprechen {pl}
Zusagen {pl}
Versprechungen {pl}
Verheißungen {pl}
2 Words
broken promisesgebrochene Versprechen {pl}
catchpenny promiseswertlose Versprechen {pl}
cheap promisesbillige Versprechungen {pl} [pej.]
empty promisesleere Versprechungen {pl}
hollow promisesleere Versprechungen {pl}
3 Words
profuse in promises {adj}voller Versprechungen [nachgestellt]
to allure sb. with promisesjdn. mit Versprechungen locken
to delude sb. with promisesjdn. mit Versprechungen locken
to make empty promisesleere Versprechungen machen
pol. promises of reformReformversprechen {pl}
4 Words
to deceive with false promisesmit falschen Versprechungen täuschen
to deliver what one promiseshalten, was man verspricht
politics of empty promises [treated as sg. or (less often) pl.]Ankündigungspolitik {f} [Politik der leeren Versprechungen]
econ. pol. promises of spending cutsSparversprechungen {pl}
5+ Words
Cash, not checks or promises!Bargeld, keine Schecks oder Versprechen!
Rain in May promises much hay. [country lore]Mairegen bringt Segen. [Bauernregel]
to fob sb. off with empty promisesjdn. mit leeren Versprechungen abspeisen
idiom to sell the electorate false promisesden Wählern eine Mogelpackung verkaufen [fig.]
Fiction (Literature and Film)
film F Eastern Promises [David Cronenberg]Tödliche VersprechenEastern Promises
theatre F Promises, Promises [Burt Bacharach]Das Appartement
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A 2020-08-31: Empty promises?
A 2016-11-10: Promises are just that: promises
A 2014-04-07: This promises to become a great day.
A 2010-12-21: As Amazon promises to deliver in time , if you order by tomorrow, I hope I...
A 2010-09-12: Why not? The method's name promises something the method can't keep.
A 2010-06-16: I think she said "Versprechenhalten > keeping promises."
A 2010-06-08: Promises, promises!
A 2010-04-10: pension promises made before 1 January 1987
A 2010-04-10: Altzusagen = alte Zusagen (promises ruled by pre-existent clauses)
A 2009-12-22: A certain strategy promises success.
A 2009-08-31: promises proclaimed
A 2009-08-31: grandiose promises?
Q 2009-05-05: *By some accounts*, this lastest case promises to be the most expensive in...
A 2009-02-09: Bill Clinton assumed office with similar promises concerning America's rel...
A 2009-02-09: Bill Clinton took up office with similar promises
A 2008-08-31: XY promises (delight and) full flavour - directly/right into your tea cup!
A 2008-05-12: guarantees/promises to keep silence
Q 2008-01-27: Broken promises! Please, nevermore roaming alone!
Q 2008-01-27: Broken promises! Who did it carve in stone for each of us to go alone? Bro...
A 2007-11-04: Kann man noch: "a promise is a promise & promises aren't meant to be broke...

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