Significado de “courage” - en el Diccionario Inglés

courage en inglés británico

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couragenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkʌr.ɪdʒ/ us /ˈkɝː.ɪdʒ/

B2 the ability to control your fear in a dangerous or difficult situation:

They showed great courage when they found out about their baby's disability.
[ + to infinitive ] People should have the courage to stand up for their beliefs.
It took me months to summon/pluck up the courage to ask for a promotion.
Synonym
have the courage of your convictions

to be brave and confident enough to do what you believe in:

Although many of his policies were unpopular, he had the courage of his convictions to see them through.

Más ejemplos

  • Sergeant Havers was mentioned in dispatches for his courage.
  • Harry's courage during his illness was evident to everyone.
  • When I looked down and saw how far I had to jump, my courage failed me .
  • After years of abuse from her husband, she eventually found the courage to leave him.
  • I spent a week gathering the courage to say no.

(Definición de courage del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

courage en inglés americano

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couragenoun [ U ]

us /ˈkɜr·ɪdʒ, ˈkʌr·ɪdʒ/

the ability to control fear and to be willing to deal with something that is dangerous, difficult, or unpleasant:

He lacked the courage to tax the American people to pay for his Great Society programs.
It took me several months to get up the courage to ask her to lunch.
courageous
adjective us /kəˈreɪ·dʒəs/

She showed herself to be a courageous journalist.

(Definición de courage del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)