Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Courage"

The meaning of "Courage" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Your great courage is nothing to smile about?
A: Ok, Smiley is complimenting Annie. He is using sarcasm which Annie would understand by his tone of voice and situational context. His meaning is the opposite of his actual words. He is actually saying, she has every right to be smiling after such an accomplishment.
Q: O que significa I didn't dare to tell him = I didn't have courage to tell him??
A: It means that the person is scared or worried to tell someone something. They are worried about their reaction.
Q: O que significa Much as I admired the courage of those explorers?
A: @jokifreek

It’s an unfinished sentence. There’s more that should come before or after.

However, it means that the explorers showed strength in the moment of fear or struggle (courage) and the speaker of the sentence was inspired, or respected (admired) how the explorers acted.
Q: O que significa It takes the courage to...?
A: It takes courage to do certain things ......ci vuole coraggio per fare certe cose
Q: O que significa liquid courage?
A: お酒を飲むと勇気が出るからです。:)

Example sentences using "Courage"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com liquid courage.
A: He saw a woman across the restaurant that he thought was far too beautiful for him. He sat and finished his beer to give himself some liquid courage before going to talk to her.

He wanted to quit his job. He was afraid of his boss though. He went to the bar at lunch to get some liquid courage. However, when he returned to the office he was just drunk and made a fool of himself.

She had always felt ashamed of people looking at her. But after three shots of whiskey she was so full of liquid courage that she danced the rest of the night in the middle of the dance floor.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com pluck up courage.
A: 'I have to pluck up my courage to be able to ask him out'
'You should pluck up the courage and go inside'
'I had to try to pluck up the courage to tell them'
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com take courage.
A: @cococ2: "Don't be afraid to take courage." "I know it's hard to take courage." "It was hard to stand up to her, but he took courage and did it."

Synonyms of "Courage" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre courage e confidence ?
A: courage is more the will to act on something regardless of the outcome. like the famous photo putting a daisy in a gun barrel. Where as confidence is a feeling of certainty of success.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre courage e bravery ?
A: Courage: the ability to do something that frightens one.

Brave: ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage.

A person can be both, and both words are pretty much the same thing, depending on how they are used.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre courage e being brave ?
A: they mean the same thing. to have courage = to be brave. more common than both is to say someone is courageous.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre A : It (takes) courage to leave a cushy job. e B : It (needs) courage to leave a cushy job. ?
A: People normally say sentence A, as for B you would say "you need courage to leave a cushy job." I think that with that being said, to talk about situation, A is more general on who is leaving the job and B is more specific, and A is saying it as a general statement, whereas if you told someone "you need courage to leave a cushy job," you're likely telling them because they're considering it.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre courage e gut ?
A: "To have guts" is a colloquial expression that you wouldn't use in a very formal setting, while "courage" would be fine in both formal and informal contexts.

Formal: "It takes courage to face one's fears."

Informal: "It takes guts to face one's fears."

Translations of "Courage"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)?
is that correct?
>>I think it's great to have the courage to confront a hazzing. I have a lot to learn from you.
A: it's good! 근데 "hazzing" 이 뭐에요? 영어 단어는 아닌것같아요
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? (I must find the courage to leave the table
If respect is no longer being served.) does this sound natural??
A: I think it’s understandable, but I’ve never heard someone say that before. It’s not incorrect though. Something you might hear more often though is “I’ll have to find the courage to leave the table if people are being disrespectful.”
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? You should get more courage. Is this nature sentence?
A: It is “Natural”, not “nature”
“You need more courage” is more natural.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Now I have the courage to (choose/ decide) what is right for me.
A: Both are good. Decide is better.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? courage
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Other questions about "Courage"

Q: "When you have the courage to chase your dreams, you inspire others to chase theirs too. Don't give up!." Lewis howes soa natural?
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Q: We need courage for change our future. soa natural?
A: "We need courage to change our future." It should be "to" instead of "for".
Q: It takes courage to step out of a comfort zone. soa natural?
A: if you are telling that to someone I would say : it takes courage to step out of your confort zone
Q: How do you summoned up the courage to confess your love to your girlfriend or boyfriend?
A: "How do you summon up the courage to confess your love to your gf/bf?"
Oh, shouldn't be ashamed to express our deepest feelings to our partner! :)
Q: "It takes courage to use 'better' as a verb" soa natural?
A: I personally disagree. You are supposed to use quotations when talking about a word. At least that's how I learned it :)

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