Talk About a Time You Made a Promise to Someone

Talk about a time you made a promise to someone

  • Whom did you make the promise to?
  • What the promise was?
  • Why do you make the promise?
  • Was the promise easy to achieve?

Sample Answer of Talk About a Time You Made a Promise to Someone

I remember when my son was ten months old, I was so eager to see him make an attempt to walk by his first birthday. This desire prompted me to make a promise to him. The promise was that, if he’s able to walk on or by his first birthday, I would get him a toy mobile phone. I noticed that he’s always fascinated when he sees mobile phones or when he hears his favourite rhymes on the phone. I made the promise to him because I wanted to motivate him to walk. I wanted him to earn the gift I would present to him. The promise was quite easy to achieve because I had already bought the toy, so I always used it to tease him, which made him eager in trying to chase me around for it.

Follow-ups of Talk About a Time You Made a Promise to Someone

Question 1:- Do parents in your country make a lot of promises to their children?

Answer- In my country, most parents’ relationship is quite conservative even though the trend is changing gradually as a result of education and sensitization. In the olden days, parents didn’t see usually made promises to their children. Even if they do, they would rather keep it a secret.

Question 2:- Do children also make a lot of promises to their parents?

Answer- The children, on the other hand, in their bid to make their parents happy or make it up to them, tend to make lots of promises such as, I will learn hard to pass my exam, I will make you very proud and all that.

Question 3:- Are most people able to fulfil their promises?

Answer- Unfortunately, most people don’t seem to value the relevance of keeping their promises and tend not to fulfil them.

Question 4:- How do you feel when others break their promises?

Answer- I always feel disappointed because I better don’t know what you have in mind and be surprised than know and anticipate it only for me to be broken-hearted because the promise was not fulfilled.

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