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keep a promise

 and keep one's promise
to make good on a promise; to fulfill one's promise. If you can't keep your promises, you shouldn't make them in the first place.
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Some of the placards read, 'India learn to keep promise', 'Liars make the best promise', 'They made many promises but never kept one', 'A country that does not keep promises is a banana republic' and 'Shame on broken promises'.
The post Minister urged to keep promise to hunger strikers appeared first on Cyprus Mail.
He said that gas utilities are harassing CNG operators unnecessarily while government has failed to keep promise of reopening CNG stations in Punjab by March 15th.
MP Urges Russia Keep Promise to Supply High-grade S300 Air Defense Missiles
Well, he doesn't keep promises, isn't funny and is economical with the facts - for example, Scotland is the seventh richest country in the world etc.
Fianna Fail said the Coalition has failed to keep promises to reform the Irish curriculum on how Irish is taught at school.
Only 40% of employers indicated that they keep promises made to their employees.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Miners from the town of Soma, in Manisa province, where 301 workers died in the country's worst mining disaster on May 13, held a march to Parliament, complaining that the government has failed to keep promises it made after the accident.
Has he not realised that successive Labour, Conservative and Lib Dems have failed to keep promises, bankrupted the country and taken us further into the mire of the European Community.
ONE has to wonder about the politics of Denbighshire Council when they spend PS23m of public money in the West Rhyl area yet they cannot keep promises made to Clwyd Leisure to fund the Sun Centre to the tune of PS200k in order to keep this money spinning facility open which also supports the Nova and the Bowling Centre at Prestatyn.
Keep promises to yourself because doing so correlates with willpower and self-control, virtues that are essential to trustworthiness.
I always try to keep promises I gave," President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambaev said in an interview with the Russia-24 TV Channel on November 28 when asked about the future of the Transit Center at Manas.
Summary: The International Monetary Fund, or IMF, is set to cut its forecast for global growth next month with uncertainty over whether European policymakers will keep promises to address the eurozone crisis weighing on confidence, the head of the IMF said.
At the moment, despite the serious problems in Europe, we are trying hard to keep promises and realize them on time.
The Kurds are upset by Maleki's failure to keep promises to solve long-standing disputes over oil and gas EPSAs signed by the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG), as well as land and constitutional rights which the Shi'ite PM made when he formed his power-sharing government in 2010.