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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
Alfredo lleva muchos años trabajando para nosotros y es un abogado de confianza.Alfredo has worked for us for several years and he's a reliable lawyer.
b. of trust
En cualquier empresa, es importante crear un clima de confianza, en el que los trabajadores se sientan a gusto.In any firm, it's important to develop an atmosphere of trust, where workers feel at ease.
Si dijo que lo iba a hacer, lo hará. Es una persona de confianza.If she said she was going to do it, she will. She's a trustworthy person.
2. (closely associated)
¿Tienes algún amigo de confianza, al que le puedas contar abiertamente lo que te ha pasado?Do you have any close friends, to whom you can talk openly about what's happened to you?
Nos conocemos desde niños y somos amigos de confianza.We've known each other since we were children and we're intimate friends.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Puedes decirme tranquilamente lo que piensas. Soy de confianza.You can just tell me what you think. We know each other well.
No hace falta que saques la cubertería de plata, son de confianza.You don't need to take out the set of silver cutlery. They're good friends.
3. (of responsibility)
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