Translation of courage in Spanish:

courage

Pronunciation: /ˈkɜːrɪdʒ; ˈkʌrɪdʒ/

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  • valor (m), coraje (m) he has/lacks the courage to do it tiene/le falta valor or coraje para hacerlo to have/lack the courage of one's convictions ser*/no ser* fiel a sus ( or mis etc) convicciones to lose (one's) courage acobardarse he took courage from her smile su sonrisa le dio ánimo to pluck up (the) courage (to + inf) armarse de valor or de coraje (para + inf) to screw up one's courage armarse de valor or de coraje to take one's courage in both hands hacer* de tripas corazón [familiar/colloquial]

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