keep faith with

keep faith with (someone or something)

To maintain loyalty to someone or something; to keep one's promises. Do you trust Ralph? Do you think he'll be able to keep faith with us when people start pressuring him to do the opposite?
See also: faith, keep
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keep faith with someone

to be loyal to someone. I intend to keep faith with my people and all they stand for. We could not keep faith with them any longer.
See also: faith, keep
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If men were entirely good this precept would not hold, but because they are bad, and will not keep faith with you, you too are not bound to observe it with them.
Since you have no desire to keep faith with me by upholding the rules, of which you are quite old enough to understand the necessity, I shall not trouble you with reproaches, or appeals to which I am now convinced that you would not respond," (here Miss Carpenter, with an inarticulate protest, burst into tears); "but you should at least think of the danger into which your juniors are led by your childishness.
Understand, I've no reason to defend him, or even keep faith with him.
McGinn call: Keep faith with us all WEMBLEY hero John McGinn has called on Villa to keep faith with the players who took them back to the Premier League.
It's up to politicians of all parties and all levels of government to keep faith with the electorate.
Summary: Harry Redknapp's decision to keep faith with Peter Crouch paid off as the striker scored twice against Stoke.
London, July 1 (ANI): Spain needs to keep faith with Liverpool striker Fernando Torres, say football mates David Villa and Gerard Pique.
RANGERS boss Walter Smith is ready to keep faith with superkid Danny Wilson against Stuttgart - and dump AWOL Algerian Madjid Bougherra on the bench.
COLM Bonnar, right, has opted to keep faith with the side that lost in Antrim last time out, though the blow from that result has been softened by the Saffrons' subsequent draw with Westmeath.
Midfielder Kyle Rhodes returns from suspension while Charnley is expected to keep faith with youngsters Dave Freeman and Anthony Bevas.
FORMER Manchester City boss Joe Royle is confident the club will keep faith with present manager Mark Hughes.
FORMER Newcastle and England manager Sir Bobby Robson has encouraged troubled former protege Paul Gascoigne to keep faith with treatment for alcohol addiction and depression.
The Crewe and Nantwich by-election is likely to go badly for Labour so it is now up to Mr Brown to show why we should keep faith with him.
TONY Mowbray has admitted he is more likely to keep faith with his Albion squad than rush into the loan market.
Despite a poor end to the Sri Lanka series, England are expected to keep faith with wicket-keeper Matt Prior leaving Durham's Phil Mustard in the one day squad.