His bid quickly floundered; memorable only for his promise to try to evangelize Chuck Schumer if elected to the Senate.
Sunday's episode illustrated both the peril and the promise of Homeland's make-or-break moment.
The minors at the party were reportedly drawn to the island with the promise of an opportunity to appear in films.
The DC government has proposed yet another round of taxi rules which promise to make life hard for Uber.
The idea is that literary genres, like consumer products, promise specific qualities.
Then Father Giang was frightened, and took back his promise.
I might take advantage of your present position to get you to promise to marry me.
But first you must promise to stay as my guest for six months.
"Then I promise never to allow myself to be called by that title," I replied.
Give me the rest of this week for arrangements, and I promise that we shall all gain by it.
c.1400, "a pledge, vow," from Old French promesse "promise, guarantee, assurance" (13c.) and directly from Latin promissum "a promise," noun use of neuter past participle of promittere "send forth; let go; foretell; assure beforehand, promise," from pro- "before" (see pro-) + mittere "to put, send" (see mission). The ground sense is "declaration made about the future, about some act to be done or not done."