In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(crédulo)trustingen estos tiempos no es bueno ser tan confiado — these days it's not wise to be so trusting
- entró muy confiado sin saber que le habían preparado una trampa — he came in confidently / unsuspectingly, not knowing that they had set a trap for him
2(seguro)confiado en algo
- está muy confiado en que lo van a llevar — he's convinced they're going to take him
- no estés tan confiado, esos exámenes pueden ser muy difíciles — don't get over-confident / don't be too sure of yourself, those exams can be extremely hard
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