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A person who keeps their promises.‘she was a woman of her word’
- ‘She described him as a man of his word and said they should trust reassurances he's made about any future Supreme Court appointments.’
- ‘He's a man of his word, and after Tuesday we will have a clearer indication.’
- ‘And again like Peter, I hope he will be a man of his word.’
- ‘Tyreen is also a man of his word and he fights alongside Dundee as he had pledged.’
- ‘They cite his ‘obvious love for the Papuan people’ and call him ‘a stickler for being a man of his word.’’
- ‘Harry has proven himself to be absolutely a man of his word, a man of principle, a quiet spoken person with a very strong conviction and a good heart.’
- ‘He knew Sarah was a woman of her word and she'd rather die than break it.’
- ‘A man of his word, he at last kept the promise he'd made to his wife in 1986 - the year they bought a shingled cottage.’
- ‘Being a nice guy and a man of his word, Darren sent the information she'd requested as soon as he got a spare moment.’
- ‘Aimée smiled and nodded at Emily, knowing she was a woman of her word and thankful for it.’
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