Usage examples for promising

  1. He concluded by promising to give the committee such information from time to time as might be useful on this important subject. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  2. I found much that was hopeful and promising. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  3. He was a very promising young gentleman up at Oxford, they do tell me- not much of a judge of horses, I should say, but still, I understand, quite the gentleman for all that. – Philistia by Grant Allen