Translation: from spanish

to swear on the Bible

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  • swear on the Bible — swear to God swear on my life the Bible etc spoken phrase used for emphasizing strongly that you are telling the truth I swear to God I was never at that place. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is true or exactsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • swear on the book — take an oath on the Bible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • swear — S2 [sweə US swer] v past tense swore [swo: US swo:r] past participle sworn [swo:n US swo:rn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(offensive language)¦ 2¦(promise)¦ 3¦(state the truth)¦ 4 somebody could have sworn (that) ... 5¦(public promise)¦ 6 swear somebody to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • swear — v. 1) to swear solemnly 2) (B) ( to promise solemnly ) they swore allegiance to the government 3) (D) intr.) ( to curse ) to swear at (he swore at them) 4) (d; intr.) ( to rely completely ) to swear by (everyone swears by her remedy for a cold)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • swear — verb 1 use bad language ADVERB ▪ loudly ▪ quietly, silently, softly, under your breath ▪ viciously, violently VERB + …   Collocations dictionary

  • swear — v 1. take an oath, swear on the Bible, swear on a stack of Bibles, swear by all that s holy, say before God. 2. vow, pledge, promise, solemnly promise; give one s word, say on Scout s honor, pledge one s honor, cross one s heart and hope to die;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • The Barretts of Wimpole Street — Infobox Film name = The Barretts of Wimpole Street image size = 175px caption = original movie poster director = Sidney Franklin producer = Irving Thalberg writer = starring = Norma Shearer Fredric March Charles Laughton music = Herbert Stothart… …   Wikipedia

  • swear — [ swer ] (past tense swore [ swɔr ] ; past participle sworn [ swɔrn ] ) verb ** 1. ) intransitive to use words that are deliberately offensive, for example because you are angry with someone: That s the first time I ve ever heard him swear. swear …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Swear — Swear, v. i. [imp. {Swore}, formerly {Sware}; p. p. {Sworn}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Swearing}.] [OE. swerien, AS. swerian; akin to D. zweren, OS. swerian, OHG. swerien, G. schw[ o]ren, Icel. sverja, Sw. sv[ a]rja, Dan. sv[ae]rge, Icel. & Sw. svara to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swear on my life — swear to God swear on my life the Bible etc spoken phrase used for emphasizing strongly that you are telling the truth I swear to God I was never at that place. Thesaurus: ways of emphasizing that something is true or exactsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Great Brain — is a series of children s books by American author John Dennis Fitzgerald (1907 1988). Set in the fictitious small town of Adenville, Utah, at the turn of the last century, between 1896 and 1898, the stories are loosely based on Fitzgerald s… …   Wikipedia


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