lots of promise

lots of promise

A great amount of potential for future success or excellence. The fullback showed lots of promise in college, with several professional football teams looking to draft him as soon as he graduated. This new treatment we're developing has lots of promise, but we won't know just how effective it is until it has been in use for a few years.
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EASTHAM Home Guard B are ending the year with lots of promise as they lead division one by three points with Lyceum 'F' menacingly breathing down their necks.
The Brazilian playmaker, who had lots of promise during his younger years, has somewhat revived his passion and form with the Los Rojiblancos in the second-half of the ongoing season after he signed a permanent deal in January.
With jobs hard to come by in the current economy - even for recent college graduates with freshly minted degrees and lots of promise - it is tempting to think that any kind of work will do.
Ex-Linfield midfielder Kearney has appointed former Portstewart boss Trevor McKendry as his No2 and said: "I believe these signings are a coup for Limavady - they bring lots of promise and Premiership quality to the club."
Sir Mark PrescottOs juveniles have been showing lots of promise since his team kicked into action and this daughter of Observatory is fancied to make Seb SandersO trip to Somerset worthwhile.
Shanta Rao, their teacher at the Halifax-based Annapurna Dance Company, said that although it takes seven years to fully train in Bharatha Natyam the girls, who all attend The Mount School, in Binham Road, Huddersfield, are showing lots of promise.
Pontypool Nu-Metal band, The Kennedy Soundtrack and Porthcawl's Psychedelic Adventurers Tetra Splendour both showed lots of promise, but it was the emotional return of Feeder to the live stage after the tragic death of drummer John Lee that was most significant.
Robert Green played against Slovakia and is steady, David James (left) is a top professional but will always have question marks against him and Ben Foster has lots of promise.
Halcon Genelardais (2.00 Fontwell) Showed fair form in the French provinces and shaped with lots of promise on debut for Alan King, when he had subsequent winner Dusky Warbler behind.
CAMELOT COMMUNION Runs at Haydock tonight and looked a nice sort in the paddock before the five furlong fillies' maiden at Pontefract, where the daughter of Elusive City showed lots of promise.
Big, powerful, unraced gelding who has shown lots of promise in his prep work at Seven Barrows.
During election Shah Gee made lots of promises which are still unfulfilled, added they.
NEXT WEEK: With the next General Election in sight, politicians are making lots of promises in their campaigns.
The new management team came in with lots of promises and lots of ideas but, regrettably, when it comes to actually spending money I'm afraid we have seen very little activity.
Valerie Morris, a member of FUREE and a provider for the last 14 years, describes past experiences with organizations that made lots of promises but didn't engage the women in changing the balance of power.