Idiom:  a man of his word

Meaning

Idiom:  a man of his word (a man of one's word)

  • a person who is honest and does what he says he will do

Example sentences

  • I hated being married to my ex-husband but he is a good father and a man of his word.
  • I know you think this punishment is extreme but I want you to learn how important it is to be a man of your word.
  • If you were a man of your word, you would be on time.
  • We're sorry to see our property manager go because he was a man of his word.
  • Don't ask for a contract.  I've worked with him for 35 years and he's a man of his word.
  • Don't worry, he'll be here by 5:00 pm.  He's a man of his word.
  • What happened to you?  You used to be a man of your word but nowadays I can't trust you at all.
  • You'd be wise to hire him. He's a man of his word and a hard worker too.


Synonyms

  • a woman of her word
  • a man of honor


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