take an oath

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See: promise, vow
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Cirino Hiteng, minister in the office of the president told press that Amum could not take an oath when other caretaker ministers were sworn last week following South Sudan's independence because he was committed with other assignments.
However, John Griffiths AM suggests that AMs take an oath to ``be faithful and bear true allegiance to the people of Wales.
I didn't take an oath on the Constitution to uphold the Bible.