true to (one's) word

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true to (one's) word

As one has promised. Ted promised he would be there and, true to his word, he came and helped us move all that furniture. He's the best friend a guy could have.
See also: true, word

true to one's word

keeping one's promise. True to his word, Tom showed up at exactly eight o'clock. We'll soon know if Jane is true to her word. We'll see if she does what she promised.
See also: true, word
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Gueyewas understood to be keen on a move to the French capital, butEvertonbossMarco Silvastayed true to his word that the 29-year-old was not for sale as the Blues stayed true to their word.
On Saturday night, Heaven Bahati's parents announced that they will be unveiling their baby's face to the public yesterday, and true to their word, we finally know how Heaven looks like.
And true to their word, the first began to leave yesterday morning.
And, true to their word, they returned for the first time on this day.
If they were true to their word, then a modest salary should suffice.
The producers promised this year's show would be full of surprises and they have been true to their word. I tuned in the other night and Jade's boyfriend actually said something.
This time, British Gas were true to their word and May now has the cheque.
And they were true to their word, with not a dry eye in the house after the couple used signs to say "I do".
And the likely lads from Leeds proved to fans in Birmingham this week that they are true to their word when taking their outstanding debut disc to the stage.
If the plan gets the go-ahead, one can only assume that Crematoria Management will be true to their word and make sure locals are not affected.
Whilst they have been true to their word, Post readers might reflect that their allies, Liberal Democrats, favoured dedicated priorities - bus lanes, red routes, bus gateways, friendship lanes and more cycle and pedestrian routes for the city.
But so far it appears that lawmakers are staying true to their word and supporting higher education.
We will just have to hold our breaths and hope that they are true to their word."
After all, I was transitioning from the HMO business, where "less is better." "No problem," said the hospitals, "we want to make sure we get the coding right, no more, no less." They were true to their word. Furthermore, as I identified quality of care issues that had nothing to do with coding, I could refer those to their quality assurance managers to deal with.
If they were true to their word then a modest salary should suffice.