swear on (one's) mother's grave(redirected from swear on someone's mother's grave)
swear on (one's) mother's grave
To make a very serious, solemn pledge, especially that one is telling the truth. Janet has sworn on her mother's grave that she wasn't the one to betray me, and I believe her. I swear on my mother's grave that if I have a chance to help your campaign, I will.
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