Expressing promise adalah ekspresi atau ungkapan yang biasa digunakan jika seseoarang mengucapkan janji baik pada dirinya sendiri maupun orang lain. Adapun ungkapan yang biasa digunakan adalah sebagai berikut:
- I promise you
A : Could you help me prepare for my presentation on Friday?
B : I would love to help you prepare for your presentation.
A : I hate to ask you to do something like that.
B : This will not interfere with my work. I promise you that.
A : When could we get together?
B : I could easily give you some time tomorrow night.
A : Would you like to meet at the coffee house next door?
B : Yes, and could you write down anything you might be having trouble with?
A : I’ll come prepared.
B : Goodbye until then. I promise you that you’ll do well after we meet.
A : I need help preparing for my presentation on Friday.
B : I could help you with that.
A : Are you sure you have the time?
B : I promise you that I have the time to do this. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t offer to help.
A : What would be the best time for you to help me?
B : Tomorrow night would work for me.
A : Should we just meet here?
B : OK, and I’ll bring some information that helped me with my presentation.
A : I’ll see you then.
B : See you tomorrow night.