And any Israeli who is committed to Palestinian statehood alongside Israel is also, therefore, a “Palestinian nationalist.”
But when I asked which firm she now worked at, I realized I had committed a faux pas.
Smiley, by contrast, knew exactly what mistakes he was making as he committed and concealed them.
In the past, Perry has been committed to banning abortion with very narrow exceptions.
Pershing was committed to this second decision by his prior decision to deploy the AEF as an independent corps.
He says, "I am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed to him against that day."
"Lady Rachel committed suicide," said Jessop, raising a haggard face.
The Jewish error is one that is often committed, their mistake often repeated.
They committed suicide to escape the destiny for which he designed them.
Stockdale was also summoned, cross-examined, and committed, but to Newgate.
1590s, "entrusted, delegated," past participle adjective from commit (v.). Meaning "locked into a commitment" is from 1948.
late 14c., "to give in charge, entrust," from Latin committere "to unite, connect, combine; to bring together," from com- "together" (see com-) + mittere "to put, send" (see mission). Evolution into modern range of meanings is not entirely clear. Sense of "perpetrating" was ancient in Latin; in English from mid-15c. The intransitive use (in place of commit oneself) first recorded 1982, probably influenced by existentialism use (1948) of commitment to translate Sartre's engagement "emotional and moral engagement."
commit com·mit (kə-mĭt')
v. com·mit·ted, com·mit·ting, com·mits
To place officially in confinement or custody, as in a mental health facility.