believe in
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believe in(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to accept the existence of)
a. creer en
Alison stopped believing in Santa Claus when she saw her uncle putting on a fake white beard.Alison dejó de creer en Santa Claus cuando vio a su tío ponerse una barba postiza blanca.
2. (to have confidence in)
a. creer en
It is hypocritical when someone who doesn't believe in government runs for office.Es hipócrita cuando alguien que no cree en el gobierno se postula para un cargo.
3. (to approve of)
a. creer
A growing number of young people no longer believe in capitalism.Un número creciente de jóvenes ya no cree en el capitalismo.
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