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    promise oneself

    Hey all, I met a sentence which I am being confusing, can you tell me what it means?


    Paul promised himself a concert.


    What does the "promise himself" mean here?

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    Re: promise oneself

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hey all, I met a sentence which I am being confusing confused me, can you tell me what it means?


    Paul promised himself a concert.


    What does the "promise himself" mean here?
    It means "To tell someone that you will certainly do something by himself". "Told himself that he will go/make or etc a concert".

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    Re: promise oneself

    Quote Originally Posted by Silverobama View Post
    Hey all, I met a sentence which I am being confusing, can you tell me what it means?


    Paul promised himself a concert.


    What does the "promise himself" mean here?
    He has made a promise to himself that he will definitely go to a concert. He doesn't have to have said anything to anyone else about it.

    I've promised myself a huge pizza if I finish all my work by 3pm today.

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