German translation of 'pledge'
- (in pawnshop, of love)
- (= promise)
⇒ as a pledge of
als Zeichen +gen
⇒ election pledges
- (= give as security, pawn)
- (= promise)
⇒ to pledge support for sb/sth
jdm/einer Sache seine Unterstützung zusichern
⇒ to pledge (one's) allegiance to sb/sth
jdm/einer Sache Treue geloben
Die Pledge of Allegiance, ursprünglich 1892 geschrieben, wird jeden Tag von amerikanischen Schulkindern, besonders in der Grundschule, aufgesagt. Besonders die Traditionalisten halten an diesem Brauch fest, den sie als einen Kernpunkt des amerikanischen Patriotismus ansehen.
Example Sentences Including 'pledge'
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Athens announced deeper cuts yesterday and pledged to step up its privatisation programme in the face of intense pressure from its government lenders.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
But given that the President has pledged the same before, it remains to be seen whether this will yield results.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He is also expected to pledge to lower the income tax threshold.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Investors will then be invited to pledge money at a discount.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It confirmed last week that anyone who redeemed a loan before this pledge, and when the fee was lower, could have the difference refunded.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
This cash is in addition to the 200 million pledged by the four banks over the next two years.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
They made a solemn pledge in their election manifesto that they would not raise income tax.The Sun (2009)
What is the difference between pledges and guarantees?Times, Sunday Times (2010)
But this month she backed down from a pledge to give workers a boardroom seat.The Sun (2016)
Then comes yet another stage: pledging to do things differently next time.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Britain will pledge 20 million over the next four years to manage and enforce the new reserves, which will be known as marine protected areas.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But it seems their other halves are no longer the only people they make a pledge of loyalty to.The Sun (2013)
Each time she refused to sign a pledge offered by police undertaking not to drive again.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Greece had secured support for an international bailout by pledging to cut spending.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Half the money has been pledged by the government.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
He has already pledged to cut tax credits for wealthier families.The Sun (2010)
He will set out six key healthcare pledges Labour will deliver if it wins the election.The Sun (2015)
How will that square with your pledge to cut immigration?The Sun (2014)
It comes despite a Government pledge to cap fees where patient damages are under 100,000.The Sun (2016)
Ministers will pledge to invest in digital, energy, construction and transport infrastructure for each region.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Now he's realised his firm manifesto pledge to give illegal immigrants an amnesty was wrong too.The Sun (2013)
Reckless pledge The only sign of a policy in the speech.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Reconstruction of the city is also a key pledge.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She also pledged to fight for them to be paid on time by bigger companies.The Sun (2017)
She was released after reportedly signing a pledge not to do it again or speak publicly.The Sun (2011)
The Government has pledged 2 million so far to cope with the impact.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The clubs recently pledged to give 1bn to external organisations but that included funding for lower leagues.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The covenant was launched two years ago as a way for businesses to publicly pledge support for servicemen and women.The Sun (2015)
The question is whether Mrs May can change the weather and make good her pledge to be a robust free trade champion.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Their efforts led to the British Government last month pledging to step up its efforts to get it banned worldwide.The Sun (2015)
We pledge our lasting support to this most special relationship.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
We'll ensure he keeps that solemn pledge.The Sun (2010)
You could take your little pledge card and promise them the moon.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The money had been pledged for the sound system in the worship auditorium.Christianity Today (2000)
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'pledge' in Other Languages
British English: pledge NOUN
When someone makes a pledge, they make a serious promise that they will do something.
The meeting ended with a pledge to step up cooperation between the six states of the region.
British English: pledge VERB
When someone pledges to do something, they promise in a serious way to do it.
He has pledged to give any award to charity.
Translation of pledge from the Collins English to German Dictionary