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You have conducted yourself with great dignity and courage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your new love does work that takes courage and kindness. The Sun (2017)Your new love does a job that takes courage and has the kindest heart. The Sun (2016)It takes much more courage to take out the surgical knife and reduce them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It takes courage to do that. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Stepping up to take on a new role at work or within the family takes courage but can give so much back. The Sun (2016)In a game where personal courage is required, it is pretty much mandatory. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Current ministers need to find their political courage now, not save it for retirement. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you struggle to find the courage, look back to work out why you settle for so little when you deserve so much better. The Sun (2016) Find courage to say:'Does anyone want a cup of tea? Times, Sunday Times (2017)The member of staff in question showed great integrity and courage in refusing to be bullied. The Sun (2012)There is no doubting his personal courage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You have the courage and confidence to share your hopes and dreams. The Sun (2009)It took me a long time to summon up the courage to ask her out though! The Sun (2008)You can only admire her courage and determination. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your new love has a job that takes courage and kindness. The Sun (2012)It seems to me most important to emphasize this contagious quality of courage. Christianity Today (2000)Try to find the courage to tell your parents what has happened as he should be reported. The Sun (2014)It will have taken a great deal of courage. The Sun (2012)She exemplified an ethos of public service and personal courage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have given me courage and confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Can our heroine summon her courage and save the day? The Sun (2014)Good on her for showing courage and determination. The Sun (2011)So take your courage and look at it. Bethune, Helen Positive Parent Power (1991)They should find the courage to make their case. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It was great desire and great courage. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Hers is a triumph of personal courage and goodwill over anarchy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)So much of acting is about courage and confidence. The Sun (2010)Can he finally summon up the courage to say what he really feels? The Sun (2009)They are the real heroes of this story by finding the courage to come forward. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It took a great deal of courage simply to get into one. Times, Sunday Times (2007)We have been proud to bring you their incredible stories of courage and determination for the past six years. The Sun (2013)The ability to channel power depends on personal integrity, courage and wholeness. Crowley, Vivianne Phoenix From the Flame (1994)If you have any courage or noble quality in you, go out and speak to them, man to man. Elizabeth Gaskell North and South (1855)

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Translations for 'courage'

British English: courage /ˈkʌrɪdʒ/ NOUN
Courage is the quality shown by someone who does something difficult or dangerous, even though they may be afraid.
The girl had the courage to tell the police.
  • American English: courage
  • Arabic: إِقْدَام
  • Brazilian Portuguese: coragem
  • Chinese: 勇气
  • Croatian: hrabrost
  • Czech: odvaha
  • Danish: mod
  • Dutch: moed
  • European Spanish: coraje
  • Finnish: rohkeus
  • French: courage
  • German: Mut
  • Greek: θάρρος
  • Italian: coraggio
  • Japanese: 勇気
  • Korean: 용기
  • Norwegian: mot
  • Polish: odwaga
  • European Portuguese: coragem
  • Romanian: curaj
  • Russian: отвага
  • Latin American Spanish: coraje
  • Swedish: mod
  • Thai: ความกล้าหาญ
  • Turkish: cesaret
  • Ukrainian: хоробрість
  • Vietnamese: sự can đảm

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