Go back on (one’s) word

Do you know the English expression “to go back on (one’s) word“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Rob: The boss promised to pay me more money this year, but when I asked him about it last week, he said he’s decided not to do it.

Fran: He’s like that. He always goes back on his word. That’s why no one likes him.

Does it mean:

a) say something again

b) break a promise

c) say something many times

d) say something backwards

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: b) break a promise