as good as your word
- doing what you have promised to do
They said they would adopt an internationally recognised system, and they were as good as their word.
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as good as your word — phrase doing what you have promised to do They said they would adopt an internationally recognised system, and they were as good as their word. Thesaurus: describing and relating to promises and promisingsynonym reliable and trustworthysynonym… … Useful english dictionary
be as good as your word — be as good as (your) word to keep a promise. Jack said he would call and he was as good as his word … New idioms dictionary
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good — 1 /gUd/ adjective comparative better, superlative best /best/ 1 OF A HIGH STANDARD of a high standard: a good reputation | a good quality cloth | a good Muslim | This book is not as good as her last one. | His test scores were good, but hers were … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
word — word1 W1S1 [wə:d US wə:rd] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(unit of language)¦ 2 somebody s words 3 have a word 4 want a word 5 not hear/understand/believe a word 6 without (saying) a word 7 say a word/say a few words 8 a word of warning/caution/advice/thanks etc 9… … Dictionary of contemporary English
word — 1 noun LANGUAGE/STH YOU SAY OR WRITE 1 (C) the smallest unit of language that people can understand if it is said or written on its own: Write an essay of about five hundred words. | There were a lot of words in the film I couldn t understand. |… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
word — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)d[/t]] ♦ words, wording, worded 1) N COUNT A word is a single unit of language that can be represented in writing or speech. In English, a word has a space on either side of it when it is written. The words stood out clearly on the… … English dictionary
good — I UK [ɡʊd] / US adjective Word forms good : adjective good comparative better UK [ˈbetə(r)] / US [ˈbetər] superlative best UK [best] / US *** 1) of a high quality or standard We saw a really good film last night. They were all dressed in their… … English dictionary
good — good1 [ gud ] (comparative better [ betər ] ; superlative best [ best ] ) adjective *** ▸ 1 of high quality/standard ▸ 2 able to do something well ▸ 3 with qualities to do something ▸ 4 honest & morally correct ▸ 5 giving pleasant feeling ▸ 6… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English