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  1. pledge

    • IPA[plej]

    美式

    • n.
      a solemn promise or undertaking;a promise of a donation to charity
    • v.
      commit (a person or organization) by a solemn promise;formally declare or promise that something is or will be the case
    • noun: pledge, plural noun: pledges

    • verb: pledge, 3rd person present: pledges, gerund or present participle: pledging, past tense: pledged, past participle: pledged

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. a solemn promise or undertaking:

      the conference ended with a joint pledge to limit pollution

    • 2. a promise of a donation to charity:

      the company's pledge of 10% of profits to environmental concerns

    • 3. a solemn undertaking to abstain from alcohol:

      she persuaded Arthur to take the pledge

    • 4. a thing that is given as security for the fulfillment of a contract or the payment of a debt and is liable to forfeiture in the event of failure:

      he had given the object as a pledge to a creditor

    • 5. a thing given as a token of love, favor, or loyalty:

      I have no intention of giving you anything that could be held against me as a pledge

    • 6. the drinking to a person's health; a toast.
    • 7. a person who has promised to join a fraternity or sorority.
    • v.
      動詞
    • 1. commit (a person or organization) by a solemn promise:

      the government pledged itself to deal with environmental problems

    • 2. formally declare or promise that something is or will be the case:

      the president pledged that 20,000 government buildings would have solar roofs

    • 3. solemnly undertake to do something:

      they pledged to continue the campaign for funding

    • 4. undertake formally to give:

      Japan pledged $100 million in humanitarian aid

      to pledge allegiance

    • 5. give as security on a loan:

      the creditor to whom the land is pledged

    • 6. drink to the health of:

      in his hand a sculptured goblet, as he pledged the merchant kings

    • 7. promise to join (a fraternity or sorority):

      Francie and I pledged the same sorority

    • n. a fundraising campaign that encourages people to promise donations to a particular cause:

    • Hawaii Public Radio's pledge drives were traditionally held over a 10-day period

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    • n. a fundraising campaign that encourages people to promise to make donations to a specific cause:

    • Hawaii Public Radio's pledge drives were traditionally held over a 10-day period

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    • ph. a solemn oath of loyalty to the US, declaimed as part of flag-saluting ceremonies.

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    • ph. a pacifist organization formed in 1936 and supported by a number of socialist writers and intellectuals including Bertrand Russell, Siegfried Sassoon, and Aldous Huxley.

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    • ph. (in the US) a solemn oath of loyalty to the United States, declaimed as part of flag-saluting ceremonies.

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    • ph. make a solemn pledge of commitment or loyalty, especially in marriage

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    • ph. make a solemn pledge of commitment or loyalty, especially in marriage

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    • IPA[plɛdʒ]

    英式

    • n.
      a solemn promise or undertaking:
    • the conference ended with a joint pledge to limit pollution
    • v.
      commit (a person or organization) by a solemn promise:
    • the government pledged itself to deal with environmental problems

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  2. 知識+

    • Pledge of Allegiance文法問題

      Pledge of Allegiance: I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United...

    • Pledging My Love->??

      pledge n. (名詞 noun) 1. 保證,誓言[C][+to-v][+that] I gave him my pledge that I would vote for him. 我向他保證我將投他的票。 Pledging My Love 保證我的愛

    • pledges fall far short是什麼中文意思?

      名詞pledge的意思是[承諾] fall short of是動詞片語,意思是[不能滿足] 上面的動詞片語加上副詞far修飾,是指程度上[差很遠] 所以全句的意思是:國際援助的承諾跟阿富汗的基本需求差很遠(不能滿足其基本需要)