hollow promise

hollow promise
пустое обещание

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  • hollow — 1. adjective 1) a hollow tube Syn: empty, hollowed out, void 2) hollow cheeks Syn: sunken, deep set, concave, depressed, recessed 3) a hollow promise …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • promise — I n. vow 1) to give, make a promise 2) to fulfill, keep a promise 3) to break, renege on, repudiate a promise 4) a broken; empty, hollow; rash; sacred, solemn promise 5) a campaign promise (politicians sometimes break campaign promises) 6) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • promise — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 statement that you will do sth ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ He makes all kinds of big promises he has little intention of keeping. ▪ rash ▪ broken, unfulfilled …   Collocations dictionary

  • hollow — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep ▪ little, shallow, slight ▪ damp, dark, grassy ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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  • sound hollow —    If an explanation, apology or promise sounds hollow, it seems false or insincere.     I don t think he s sorry at all. His apology sounded hollow to me …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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