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Showing signs of future success:‘a promising film actor’‘a promising start to the season’
good, encouraging, favourable, hopeful, full of promise, auspicious, propitious, optimistic, positive, bright, rosy, likely-looking, heartening, reassuringwith potential, budding, up-and-coming, rising, coming, in the makingView synonyms
- ‘However, in the past year or so things have begun to look very promising.’
- ‘By 1949, her painting style had matured and her future looked very promising.’
- ‘The ending doesn't convince, but this is a highly promising debut.’
- ‘Seen as the key to a promising future, education was the greatest separator.’
- ‘At first glance, it does not seem remotely promising.’
- ‘A lively exchange of ideas between you and your sweetheart could pave the way to a more promising future.’
- ‘A number of promising avenues of research are ripe for commercialisation.’
- ‘This bold augmentation of his range of forms is not fully resolved, but remains a promising area for future experimentation.’
- ‘While some will end up with a promising start to their future careers, others will have to live with the poor results they received in the National College Entrance Examination.’
- ‘It can provide a promising future and be potentially profitable.’
- ‘This move marks the end of an era for Chippenham, but also gives the livestock market a promising future.’
- ‘She let go of a potentially promising musical career.’
- ‘Abandoning a promising career as a virtuoso pianist, he became an influential teacher.’
- ‘For Zoe, her talent and her ability to think critically and freely has become her ticket to an adventurous, bright and promising future.’
- ‘In their place come several top draft choices and a number of promising youngsters.’
- ‘There may not be a pitcher in baseball with a more promising future.’
- ‘The future appeared very promising for the bright yellow racer but the plane was badly damaged in a landing accident after the races.’
- ‘Even though most parents realize that success in school can create a more promising future, they may underestimate their own potential to impact learning.’
- ‘What had begun as a highly promising career ended in sadness and disillusionment.’
- ‘Adaptation is a promising sign that American film-makers are still prepared to take risks.’
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