take the pledge

take the pledge

Fig. to promise to abstain from drinking alcohol. I'm not ready to take the pledge yet, but I will cut down. My aunt tried to get me to take the pledge.
See also: pledge, take

take the pledge

tv. to promise to abstain from alcohol. I’m not ready to take the pledge yet, but I will cut down.
See also: pledge, take
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It was combined with a simple call to action to take the pledge and inspired thousands of K-12 schools and universities across the country to hold rallies enlisting young people to take the pledge.
I sincerely hope that a large number of people would take the pledge from the UAE as well as the region.
Individuals, families, parishes, and dioceses are also encouraged to take the pledge, and to then register their commitments online at catholicclimatecovenant.
So take the pledge through the ECHO and Stub It Out.
We hope people will take the pledge this April to help prevent needless tragedies and keep our roadways safer.
They could have refused to take the pledge, like developer Steve Soboroff and Councilman Joel Wachs.
So this Father's Day, and hopefully every day moving forward, we are asking dads to shift their behavior, take the pledge to not text and drive, and promise their children they won't lose them to a text message.
The company offers support and validation for events that take the Pledge of Sustainability, including listing in the Green Events Directory.
s Take the Pledge to Slow Down safe-driving campaign will sponsor the Safety Fair at MADD's LA/Orange County chapters' Strides for Change 5K walk, continuing the company's safe-driving push throughout October, national Take the Pledge to Slow Down Month.
18 /PRNewswire/ -- Ameren Illinois electricity and natural gas customers now have an opportunity to win twice when they enter the Ameren Illinois Act On Energy Take the Pledge Giveaway.
Mayor James Hahn has named September 24th Take the Pledge to Slow Down Day in Los Angeles.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- Today ComEd announced its Take The Pledge Giveaway to encourage its customers to take the ENERGY STAR(R) Pledge.