commit

01. You shouldn't really [commit] yourself until you have all the facts.
02. Police believe the murder was [committed] by two men who were known to the victim.
03. I was offered a job at a company in Chicago, but I didn't accept it because they wanted me to make a [commitment] to stay there at least 2 years, and I couldn't guarantee that I would stay that long.
04. She broke up with her boyfriend because he didn't seem to want to make the [commitment] to having a serious relationship.
05. Are you sure you want to get a puppy? Owning a dog is a serious [commitment]; you'll have to walk him everyday, clean up after him, give him affection, and just generally spend a lot of time with him.
06. Switzerland has long retained its [commitment] to neutrality in conflicts between its neighbors.
07. The young man [committed] suicide because his parents wouldn't accept his homosexuality.
08. The government has [committed] itself to calling an election within a year.
09. He is a [committed] communist who firmly believes in state ownership of all property.
10. I really can't [commit] myself to coaching my son's baseball team this year. I just have too many other things to do.
11. Her family [commitments] have prevented her from taking on a full-time job.
12. Your [commitment] to the project has been a big part of the reason for its success.
13. The United Nations has suggested that the richer countries of the world need to [commit] more money to the elimination of starvation in the developing world.
14. There is a Saudi Arabian proverb which states that he who has approved of wrongdoing is as guilty as he who has [committed] it.
15. Rock musician Jim Morrison once said that the most loving parents and relatives [commit] murder with smiles on their faces. They force us to destroy the person we really are.
16. Bill Cosby once said that having a child is surely the most beautifully irrational act that two people in love can [commit].
17. According to a recent study, many more crimes are [committed] in the hot summer months than in the cold winter months.
18. Socrates, Nero, Mark Anthony, Cleopatra, Vincent van Gogh, Marilyn Monroe and Adolf Hitler all [committed] suicide.
19. Jack the Ripper, the notorious murderer in nineteenth-century England, only [committed] his crimes on weekends.
20. Police now believe that the robbery was [committed] with the help of someone working in the bank.
21. He is suspected of having [committed] a number of robberies around town, in addition to this latest charge of drug trafficking.
22. Henry Buckle once said that society prepares the crime, and the criminal [commits] it.
23. Our company policy states that we are [committed] to fairness and honesty in all our dealings.
24. By getting married, one person deepens his or her [commitment] to the other.
25. Bhutan, China, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, the Philippines, and other nations of Asia and the Pacific are making substantial [commitments] to conserving their natural resources.
26. The Prime Minister made a [commitment] to increase health care spending if re-elected.
27. You are [committing] a big mistake by marrying that idiot!
28. David Boyd has suggested that a nation's [commitment] to sustainability can be measured by the amount of money budgeted for environmental protection.
29. She was able to [commit] her entire five-page speech to memory.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • commit — vb 1 Commit, entrust, confide, consign, relegate are comparable when they mean to assign to a person or place for some definite end or purpose (as custody or safekeeping). Commit is the widest term; it may express merely the general idea of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • commit — com‧mit [kəˈmɪt] verb committed PTandPP committing PRESPART 1. [intransitive, transitive] to say that someone will definitely do something or must do something: commit somebody to do something • He committed his government to support Thailand s… …   Financial and business terms

  • Commit — Com*mit , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Committed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Committing}.] [L. committere, commissum, to connect, commit; com + mittere to send. See {Mission}.] 1. To give in trust; to put into charge or keeping; to intrust; to consign; used with… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commit — com·mit vb com·mit·ted, com·mit·ting vt 1 a: to put into another s charge or trust: entrust consign committed her children to her sister s care b: to place in a prison or mental hospital esp. by judicial order was found to be gravely …   Law dictionary

  • commit — [kə mit′] vt. committed, committing [ME committen < L committere, to bring together, commit < com , together + mittere, to send: see MISSION] 1. to give in charge or trust; deliver for safekeeping; entrust; consign [we commit his fame to… …   English World dictionary

  • Commit — ist ein Ausdruck aus der Softwaretechnik, welcher die Idee beschreibt, aktuelle Änderungen permanent zu machen. Er wird sowohl im Zusammenhang mit der Persistierung von Daten in einer Datenbank, als auch beim Einchecken von Sourcecode in… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • COMMIT — Оператор COMMIT применяется для того, чтобы: сделать «постоянными» все изменения, сделанные в текущей транзакции (реально данные могут быть изменены несколько позже) очистить все точки сохранения данной транзакции завершить транзакцию освободить… …   Википедия

  • Commit — Com mit, v. i. To sin; esp., to be incontinent. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Commit not with man s sworn spouse. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Commit — as a noun can refer to: A set of permanent changes in a database or software repository. A parliamentary motion Nicotine, by the trade name Commit See also Commitment (disambiguation) This disambiguation page lists articles ass …   Wikipedia

  • commit — late 14c., to give in charge, entrust, from L. committere to unite, connect, combine; to bring together, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + mittere to put, send (see MISSION (Cf. mission)). Evolution into modern range of meanings is not… …   Etymology dictionary

  • commit — [v1] perform an action accomplish, achieve, act, carry out, complete, contravene, do, effectuate, enact, execute, go for broke*, go in for*, go out for*, offend, perpetrate, pull, pull off*, scandalize, sin, transgress, trespass, violate, wreak;… …   New thesaurus

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