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Translation of confianza in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 (amistad, intimidad) See examples: tenemos mucha confianza
    we are close friends
    we know each other very well
    díselo tú, yo no tengo tanta confianza con él
    you tell him, I don't know him as well as you do
    no les des tanta confianza a los alumnos
    don't let your pupils be so familiar with you
    don't let your pupils take liberties with you like that
    nada de ceremonias, estamos en confianza
    there's no need to stand on ceremony, things are pretty informal here
    puedes hablar con franqueza, estamos en confianza
    you can speak your mind, you're among friends
    unas copas nos hicieron entrar en confianza
    a few drinks helped us relax o set us all at our ease
    es muy tímida y le cuesta entrar en confianza con la gente
    she is very shy and it takes her a while to open up with o feel confident with o feel at home with people
    te lo digo en confianza, pero no lo repitas
    I'm telling you in confidence, don't repeat it
    hablando en confianza, olía muy mal
    between you and me, it smelt awful
    puedes venir como estás, ellos son de confianza
    you can come as you are, they're people we know well o they're good friends
  • 3
    also: confianzas femenino plural
    (libertades) See examples: no le des tantas confianzas
    don't let him be so familiar with you
    don't let him take liberties with you like that
    ¿qué confianzas son ésas? [familiar]
    you've got some nerve!
Example sentences
  • Tengo fe y confianza en lo que ha manifestado.
  • Da confianza de que existe continuidad del negocio.
  • Es un buen escaparate para clientes ya que muestra confianza y seguridad.

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