commit (oneself or something) for (something)

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commit (oneself or something) for (something)

To agree to involvement in something; to make a commitment to something. Can you believe she asked us to commit ourselves for her move on Saturday? I want to enjoy my day off! Unfortunately, I can't commit my time for your project.
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commit someone or something for something

to promise someone or something for a particular purpose or time. I can't commit myself for Friday night. We are unable to commit any more funds for your project.
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Further, Christians do have moral-spiritual resources in their tradition provided they are prepared to critically reappropriate their tradition and commit themselves for theological renewal.
The dancers of Future Shock are expected to commit themselves for at least a full school year, Culture Shock members for a full year, and both to GPA maintenance and rehearsal and performance time, depending on how many appearances their directors book.
Both teams hesitated to commit themselves for fear of losing ground on the other and Bertogliati took advantage to secure his first professional win.
But they are looking for more people with their own transport who can commit themselves for at least one day a month to help pick up library goods.
ABECAUSE the stock market goes up and down, anyone looking to invest money should be willing to commit themselves for a reasonable length of time.
Eighteen-month contracts are being cut to 12-months, six-months or less to accommodate stars who do not want to commit themselves for long periods.