Translation of confianza in English:

confianza

confidence, n.

feminine noun

  • 1

    (fe)
    confidence
    un médico que me inspira confianza a doctor who I have faith in / who I trust
    • su actitud no despierta confianza her attitude does not inspire confidence
    • lo considero digno de toda confianza he has my complete trust
    • confianza en algn/algo confidence in sb/sth
    • tiene mucha confianza en sí misma she has plenty of self-confidence
    • tengo plena confianza en que todo saldrá bien I have every confidence / I'm quite confident that it will all turn out well
    • había puesto toda mi confianza en él I had put all my trust / faith in him
    • de confianza reliable
    • ocupa un puesto de confianza en la compañía he has a position of trust within the company
    • quieren nombrar a alguien de su confianza they want to appoint someone they can trust
  • 2

    (amistad, intimidad)
    tenemos mucha confianza 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
    • 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 / 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 / feel confident with / 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 / they're good friends
  • 3confianzas feminine plural

    (libertades)
    no le des tantas confianzas don't let him take liberties with you like that
    • ¿qué confianzas son ésas? you've got some nerve!