10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS GOOD AS ONE'S WORD»
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Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
... as good (not as good) as one's Word [The following is a selection from 63
occurrences of the phrase] 1628 Winthrop Papers(A) 1.381: Suche . . . doe finde
him allwayes as good as his worde. 1634 Wood New-England 82: Being as good
Bartlett Jere Whiting, 1977
A Thesaurus Dictionary of the English Language Designed to ...
As good as one's word. Reliable. Candid. Free from bias or prejudice. Chivalrous
. Having the qualities of an ancient knight; gallant. Conscientious. Govcrncd by
conscience, or by the sense of right and wrong. Constant. Steady in purpose ...
Francis Andrew March, 1906
Grande Dizionario Italiano Ed Inglese Edizione Fatta Su ...
To be as good as one's word, esser uomo di parola. Will you be as good as your
word? me l'atterrete? volete mantenernii la parola? To make good, provare,
giustificare, tenere. mantenere. far conto, stimare, riparare. I'll make good what I
A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two ...
Ser homem de palavra, ou guardar a sua palavra, to keep one's word, to be as
good as one's word. Ntm huma so palavra quero que me digais, I will not hear a
word you say, 1 will not hear you a word. Homem de poucas palavras, a man ...
The Royal Dictionary, French and English, and English and ...
To keep one's Word, to be as good as one's Word, tenir fa Partie, ou fa prtmeffe.
To fail of one's Word, to go back ftom One's Word, manquer de partit, nt pas tenir
fa sortie, vìtler (a partit, ft dédire. 03" Vou have faid tr spoke the Word, (you have ...
Trajectories through Early Christianity
This usage corresponds to the use of the term word to designate the self in
responsible commitment, in such expressions as "to give one's word"; "to be as
good as one's word"; "one's word is as good as one's bond." (Cf. the French
Parole in ...
James M. Robinson, Helmut Koester, 2006
Dizionario Italiano Ed Inglese. A Dictionary Italian and ...
To keep one's word , to be as good as one's word , mantenerlaparola , efler uomo
di parola. ' . ' To tail os oue*s word, to no back from one's word , manmrrli parola '
non aire ner la promessa, dijdirs'. ' \V->rds, vain'words, pare/e da my ghia ...
The Chambers Dictionary
at a word without more ado, at once; to be brief, in short (obs); a word in
someone's ear a confidential conversation; be as good as one's word to keep
one's promise; break one's word to fail to keep one's promise; by word of mouth
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous: Or ...
Upright, virtuous, conscientious, just, true, fair, faithful, reliable, trusty, trustworthy,
observant of obligations, that stands by one's word, as good as one's word. 3.
Genuine, free from shams, thorough, faithful. 4. Decent, honorable, reputable ...
Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison, 1891
all to the good see to the good below. as good as almost; virtually: He as good as
called me a thief, The job 's as good as done. be as good as one's word to keep
one's promises; to do what one has promised to do: He said he would lend me ...