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CLASS ACTIVITY NUMBERONEName : Saadat HussainRegistration #: 41782Course : Professional Practices (PP)Day : Thursday Timing : 15:00 – 16:00Program : BS (SE) Semester: 7ThWhat is PromiseThe late Middle English word promise comes from the Latin word “Promissum” means‘something promised’. The promise is for a person to announce certain acts he will do foranother. Promise thus begin with a statement of intention, yet a statement concomitantlydesigned to arouse and key into another’s expectations, to open the eyes of expectations, as aShakespeare plays put it. So a promise is not simple as one person’s speech act, it is a two partyaffair; a promise is always addressing a promise. A promise merely to oneself (“I do promisemyself a holiday”) may be popular usage but is nonetheless odd. The word promise is thecommitment but not usually in written form except in the case if someone is doing promissorynote. It is based on the someone’s trust, if is break then the outcome may be very horrible or

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Georgetown University Law Center, Saadat Hussain, Dr Muhammad Zubair Ahmad

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