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break (or keep) faith

Definition of break or keep faith in English:

Be disloyal (or loyal): an attempt to make us break faith with our customers
More example sentences
  • But the York band, whose influences include Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, Rainbow and early Genesis, have kept faith and built up an army of loyal fans.
  • If Giscard can keep faith with his ancestors, we should be equally loyal to ours.
  • Other insurance companies have done exactly the same thing but have kept faith with their customers by pegging premiums.
Synonyms
be disloyal to, be unfaithful to, be untrue to, betray, play someone false, break one's promise to, fail, let down, disappoint;
double-cross, deceive, cheat, stab in the back, be a Judas to, give away
informal do the dirty on, stitch up, rat on, sell down the river
be loyal to, be faithful to, be true to, stand by, stick by, keep one's promise to, make good one's promise to
See parent entry: faith

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