Translation of courage in Spanish:

courage

Pronunciation: /ˈkɜːrɪdʒ; ˈkʌrɪdʒ/

n

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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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    • Where are the politicians who have the ability and the moral courage to grasp it?
    • He's enraged but he can't help but admire her courage and her ability to stand up to him.
    • To describe him as a leader of courage and integrity is asking too much of a very sceptical British public.

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