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pledge

US [pledʒ]
UK [pledʒ]
  • n.保证;抵押;诺言;抵押品
  • v.抵押;保证给予(或做);正式承诺;使保证
  • Web誓言;发誓;碧丽珠
Plural Form:pledges  Present Participle:pledging  Past Tense:pledged  
Pledge
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n.
1.
保证;诺言;誓约a serious promise
a pledge of support
支援的许诺
Will the government honour its election pledge not to raise taxes?
政府会履行其竞选诺言,不增加税收吗?
Management has given a pledge that there will be no job losses this year.
资方保证今年不会削减工作职位。
2.
抵押;质钱;抵押品a sum of money or sth valuable that you leave with sb to prove that you will do sth or pay back money that you owe
IDM
sign/take the pledge
发誓戒酒to make a promise never to drink alcohol
v.
1.
[t]
保证给予(或做);正式承诺to formally promise to give or do sth
Japan has pledged $100 million in humanitarian aid.
日本已承诺提供一亿元人道主义援助。
The government pledged their support for the plan.
政府保证支持这个计划。
We all had to pledge allegiance to the flag(= state that we are loyal to our country) .
我们都必须对国旗宣誓效忠。
The group has pledged to continue campaigning.
这个组织发誓继续投入运动。
The group has pledged that they will continue campaigning.
这个组织发誓他们将继续投入运动。
2.
[t]
使保证;使发誓to make sb or yourself formally promise to do sth
They were all pledged to secrecy.
他们都宣誓保密。
The government has pledged itself to root out corruption.
政府已承诺铲除腐败。
3.
[t]
~ sth
抵押;典当to leave sth with sb as a pledge
4.
[i][t]
宣誓参加美国大学生联谊会to promise to become a junior member of a fraternity or sorority
Do you think you'll pledge this semester?
这学期你会加入大学生联谊会吗?
My brother pledged Sigma Nu.
我哥哥宣誓加入 Σ NU 联谊会。

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