as\ good\ as\ one's\ word


as\ good\ as\ one's\ word
• as good as one's word
• good as one's word
adj. phr.
trustworthy; sure to keep your promise.

The coach said he would give the players a day off if they won, and he was as good as his word.

We knew she was always good as her word, so we trusted her.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • good\ as\ one's\ word — • as good as one s word • good as one s word adj. phr. trustworthy; sure to keep your promise. The coach said he would give the players a day off if they won, and he was as good as his word. We knew she was always good as her word, so we trusted… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • good as one's word — See: AS GOOD AS ONE S WORD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • good as one's word — See: AS GOOD AS ONE S WORD …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as good as one's word — or[good as one s word] {adj. phr.} Trustworthy; sure to keep your promise. * /The coach said he would give the players a day off if they won, and he was as good as his word./ * /We knew she was always good as her word, so we trusted her./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as good as one's word — or[good as one s word] {adj. phr.} Trustworthy; sure to keep your promise. * /The coach said he would give the players a day off if they won, and he was as good as his word./ * /We knew she was always good as her word, so we trusted her./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • As good as one's word — as as ([a^]z), adv. & conj. [OE. as, als, alse, also, al swa, AS. eal sw[=a], lit. all so; hence, quite so, quite as: cf. G. als as, than, also so, then. See {Also}.] 1. Denoting equality or likeness in kind, degree, or manner; like; similar to;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • as good as one's word — keep one s promises, keep one s word …   English contemporary dictionary

  • as good as one's word — adjective Faithful to a promise one has made. He said hed pay me back this week, and he was as good as his word …   Wiktionary

  • be as good as one's word — To fulfil one s promise • • • Main Entry: ↑good be as good as one s word To keep one s promise • • • Main Entry: ↑word * * * do what one has promised to do …   Useful english dictionary

  • be as good as one's word — ► be as good as one s word do what one has promised. Main Entry: ↑word …   English terms dictionary


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