my end of the bargain

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #270 [color=blue]“Gerund and Infinitive Practice (9)”, question 2

I swore my end of the bargain. I can’t go back on my word now.

(a) uphold
(b) to uphold
© upholding
(d) upholds

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #270 [color=blue]“Gerund and Infinitive Practice (9)”, answer 2

I swore to uphold my end of the bargain. I can’t go back on my word now.

Correct answer: (b) to uphold

Your answer was: [color=green]correct
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Please explain the first sentence for me.
bargain=an occasion?
thank you :slight_smile:

Bargain= transaction, agreement or deal between two or more people or organisations.

I swore to uphold my end of the bargain=
I swore to keep my side of the agreement/deal.

Hi Bee,
could you please explain me meaning of this sentence:

I can’t go back on my word now.

‘explain to me’, not ‘explain me’.

I have said that I will do something, and I cannot now change my mind about that.