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"Certain" is an adjective which is often translated as "seguro", and "confident" is an adjective which is often translated as "seguro de sí mismo". Learn more about the difference between "certain" and "confident" below.
certain(
suhr
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tihn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (definite)
a. seguro
What is certain is that technology will keep advancing.Lo que es seguro es que la tecnología seguirá avanzando.
2. (convinced)
a. seguro
I can't be completely certain, it's just a suspicion.No estoy completamente segura, es solo una sospecha.
3. (particular)
a. cierto
Certain things are better left unsaid.Ciertas cosas es mejor callárselas.
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confident(
kan
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fih
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dihnt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (self-confident)
a. seguro de sí mismo (person)
Our boss is very confident in everything that she does.Nuestra jefa está muy segura de sí misma en todo lo que hace.
b. hecho con seguridad (action)
That was a confident and effective presentation, Luis. Congratulations!Fue una presentación efectiva hecha con seguridad, Luis. ¡Te felicito!
2. (certain)
a. seguro
You are a highly talented person, so I'm confident that you'll win the competition.Eres una persona llena de talento, y por eso estoy seguro de que ganarás el concurso.
b. lleno de confianza
The bride responded with a confident "yes" to the judge's question.La novia respondió a la pregunta del juez con un "sí" lleno de confianza.
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