Tattoo Believe in you

By Deedee, in 'English to Latin Translation', Sep 11, 2017.

  1. Deedee New Member

    What are the differences between confido mihi,confide tibimet and tibi confide? I understand from previous threads that tibi being first makes it a more important pronoun and -met adds emphasis. Do they all come up to meaning the same thing or is there a subtle difference I'm mising?
  2. Dantius Homo Sapiens

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    Confido mihi means "I believe in myself ". Not exactly what you're looking for.

    Tibi confide is just a normal "believe in yourself ". I think the "-met" is almost too emphatic, like "believe in YOURSELF (rather than anyone else)" but I'm not sure.
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  3. Deedee New Member

    All right, thank you very much for replying. :)

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