Translation of courage in Spanish:
- valor (masculine), coraje (masculine) 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 +
infinitive/infinitivo) armarse de valor or de coraje (para + infinitive/infinitivo) to screw up one's courage armarse de valor or de coraje to take one's courage in both hands hacer* de tripas corazón [colloquial/familiar]Example sentences
- 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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