be a man/woman of his/her word

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be a man/woman of his/her word

To be known for upholding one's promises. If Ted said that he'll help you move, then he'll definitely be here—he's a man of his word.
See also: man, of, woman, word

be a man/woman of his/her ˈword

be a person who always does what he/she has promised to do: If he said he’d help you, he will — he’s a man of his word.
See also: man, of, woman, word

of (one's) word

Displaying personal dependability: a woman of her word.
See also: of, word