a man of his word

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a man of his word

A man who can be expected to keep or follow through with his promises or intentions; a truthful, trustworthy, or reliable person. (Feminine: "a woman of her word.") Bob, I'm a man of my word. If I tell you I'll be at your house tomorrow morning at 10, then that's when I'll be there. I've found Martin to be a man of his word so far, so I'm confident he'll get us the best deal possible.
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man of his word

A man who keeps promises, who can be trusted, as in You can count on Rudy-he's a man of his word. This expression, which uses word in the sense of "a promise or undertaking," was first recorded in 1542.
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a man (or woman) of his (or her) word

a person who keeps the promises that they make.
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But even though there were other teams interested in me when I joined West Ham, I came here because I am a man of my word," he said.