he, it, etc. promises well

(someone or something) promises well

Someone or something is promising; someone or something has potential to be very successful. The young actor's debut role, which is without a doubt the highlight of the film, promises well for her career. The new cook you hired promises well, though he needs a bit more training.
See also: promise, well
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he, it, etc. promises ˈwell

somebody/something seems likely to do well in future: The new trainee promises well.The harvest promises well this year.
See also: promise, well
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