a woman of her word

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a woman of her word

A woman who can be expected to keep or follow through with her promises or intentions; a truthful, trustworthy, or reliable person. (Masculine: "man of his word.") Bob, I'm a woman of my word. If I tell you I'll be at your house tomorrow morning at 10, then that's when I'll be there. I've found Mary to be a woman of her word so far, so I'm confident she'll get us the best deal possible.
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As a woman of her word with a determined drive to repay debts, people trusted her and knew she would pay them back.
NEVER let it be said that Claire Ellison is not a woman of her word after she did the right thing and kept a promise made to her husband, trainer Brian Ellison, following Dunaskin's victory in a seller at Southwell last Thursday.
She swears payback is coming, and unfortunately I know her to be a woman of her word.
Tao says that's not it, and when an opportunity of that sort arises, she proves to be a woman of her word.
And when she lambasted Sarah Keays, branding her a "cow" for transgressing the unwritten code to "out" her lover Cecil Parkinson, it can only have confirmed to Major she was a woman of her word.
POOR Sherrie Hewson - Maureen from Coronation Street - proved she's a woman of her word when she came on my show, Pets Win Prizes, which we started recording again last week.