give (someone) (one's) word

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give (someone) (one's) word

To make a serious promise, assurance, or vow (to someone). I give you my word that I will do everything in my power to have this matter resolved by next week. You gave your word that you'd be there, so don't even think about backing out now.
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About his new role, Nikolai said, "In Backlist Development, I have had the privilege of working with our top authors to give their words new life and to take their messages to a new generation of readers.