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confide in (one)

To share one's secrets with someone, usually a trusted person unlikely to divulge them. Of course you can confide in me—I'm your best friend! This issue is just so embarrassing that I can't possibly confide in anyone about it.
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confide in someone

to trust someone with one's secrets or personal matters. Sally always confided in her sister Ann. She didn't feel that she could confide in her mother.
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confide something in someone

 and confide something to someone
to tell a secret or private matter to someone, trusting that the person will not reveal the secret. I learned not to confide anything secret in Bob. Tom really needed to confide his inner fears to someone.
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Selon cet informaticien a l'universite de Californie, a Berkeley, la conformite de Confide reste encore a prouver.
After a year on the market the usage level of Confide is quite low," said Robert Miller, president of Direct Access Diagnostics, in announcing the withdrawal of the product from the market.
Most like to confide in: George Clooney, as he doesn't know any of my friends
Confide messages disappear after they have been read on mobile devices.
They found that patients able to confide in someone close, a lover,friend or relative, were half as likely to suffer subsequent heart attacks than those on their own.
They found that patients able to confide in someone close, a lover, friend or relative, were half as likely to suffer subsequent heart attacks than those on their own.
According to the security researchers, it was possible for an attacker to hijack Confide by taking advantage of a number of technical flaws, including a failure to require a legitimate SSL certificate to ensure the app is communicating with a trusted server and hasn't been compromised.
Women are most likely to confide in a friend although 50 per cent think it's acceptable to betray a friend's trust if they confide in their partner.
Therefore,it has always been a natural thing to confide in your minister, always provided that you can ``trust'' him or her
For example, if you confide in her about your period or a boy you like, explain that you'd be angry if she were to tell anyone else (even your dad).
On the first page she wrote: "I hope I will be able to confide everything to you, as I have never been able to confide in anyone, and I hope you will be a great source of comfort and support.
They were on the mark with Wind Star on Monday and added to that victory with a 26 1/2-1 double thanks to wins for Valbenny and Confide yesterday afternoon.
However, getting rid of Elsa will be more difficult than she realizes, since she is suddenly left with no one to confide in.
He has noticed players don't confide in him as much as the head coach as opposed to being an assistant.