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confide

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishconfidecon‧fide /kənˈfaɪd/ ●○○ verb [transitive]  1 TELLto tell someone you trust about personal things that you do not want other people to knowconfide to somebody that He confided to his friends that he didn’t have much hope for his marriage.2 formalGIVE to give something you value to someone you trust so they look after it for youconfide something to somebody He confided his money to his brother’s safekeeping. confide in somebody→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
confideHad Jonas Hamilton himself asked her she probably would have confided, but not to Travis.Sien confided in him for once, and the scheme to start another quarrel backfired.The two women began to laugh, and Joyce confided in Lois that her friend Margaret was just the worst.The teen, he confided, plans to take a public position on children.She had confided she was in love with some one else, but he didn't believe her.Had Hotspur even confided to him all that she had urged and confessed, yesterday evening?confide to somebody thatHari knew him well but he could not even confide to her that he had almost possessed Eline Harries.In fact, a couple of weeks ago he confided to me that he rather enjoyed losing his temper.I did not confide to Otto that Jean-Claude was stealing from me.A senior officer in Hanoi later confided to me that nearly a million Communist troops had died and millions more were wounded.Had Hotspur even confided to him all that she had urged and confessed, yesterday evening?A week later a still very much astonished Rosemary had confided to Leith that she was indeed in love with Travis.confide something to somebodyWalter confided the money to his brother's safekeeping during the war.
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Verb table
confide
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyconfide
he, she, itconfides
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyconfided
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave confided
he, she, ithas confided
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad confided
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill confide
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have confided
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam confiding
he, she, itis confiding
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you, we, theyare confiding
Past
I, he, she, itwas confiding
you, we, theywere confiding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been confiding
he, she, ithas been confiding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been confiding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be confiding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been confiding
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