~ to do sth ကတိ။
- The government has failed to honour its election pledge.
- gifts exchanged as a pledge of friendship.
~ pledges plural
~ sth to sb/sthfml ကတိပေးသည်။
- the government pledged itself to deal with environmental problems.
~ sb/oneself to sth/ to do sth; to do sth/ that ကတိပြုသည်။
- The union have pledged never to strike/pledged that they will never strike.
- He's pledged his mother's wedding ring.