Gave her word - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
give somebody your ˈword (that...),
have somebody’s ˈword (that...) promise somebody/be promised (that...): I give you my word that I’ll pay you tomorrow. ♢ I’ve got his word that he’ll fix the car by the weekend.
References in periodicals archive
Ms McAuley told how Prince Charles gave her words
of encouragement, adding: "He said he was very glad there were people like me around because there are so many scams out there.