have confidence in


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have confidence in someone

to trust someone; to know that someone will be true. I have confidence in you, and I know you will do well. Randy tends not to have confidence in anyone.
See also: confidence, have
References in classic literature ?
No, monsieur, no; you appear to be an honest young man, and I will have confidence in you.
I believe you, monsieur, I believe you; and as I was about to say, by the word of Bonacieux, I have confidence in you.
Show me you have confidence in the mutton; please eat.
They all, it seems, have confidence in me," thought Razumov dully.