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b) to promise something
zusichern, versprechen (auch: (Faust-)Pfand, pledgeable = verpfaendbar)
"In his biggest philanphropic commitment to date, Bill Gates pledged at least $1 billion (Milliarde) to finance full scholarships (Stipendium) for minority students."
(The New York Times 17th September 1999)
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GRAFFITI YOUR COMPUTER SCREEN
Write the new word in red ink (water-soluble) in an area your computer screen which you often click. Whenever you click, say the word,... at day's end when you clean the screen, BINGO! you'll know the word!
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