How to say Trust in French [+8 Examples]

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In this grammar lesson you will learn how to say trust in French.

In this lesson you will learn about:

  • how to say trust in French
  • how this idiom is used in sentences
  • how you can quiz yourself on how to say trust in French
  • the way Anki files can be downloaded for how to say trust in French

Please refer to the French A2 Curriculum to get a better overview of French grammar, if you are curious about this idiom fits in French A2 grammar.

By the end of the lesson you will know all about how to say trust in French!

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How to say Trust in French

If you want to express “trust”, then you will use the following idiom:

  • faire confiance à = to trust

Please have a look at the following three examples, to better understand how to say “trust” in French.

Je fais confiance à Paul.

I trust Paul.

Il ne fait pas confiance à ses amis.

He doesn’t trust his friends.

Tout le monde fait confiance à Annabelle.

Everyone trust Annabelle.

If you want to say that someone trusts me/you/him/her/us/them, then you will use

  • me/te/lui/nous/vous/leur + faire confiance

Please have a look at the following three examples, to better understand how to say “trust” in French with indirect object pronouns.

Est-ce que tu me fais confiance ?

Do you trust me?

Je ne leur fais pas entièrement confiance.

I don’t completely trust them.

Je te fais confiance.

I trust you.

Vous ne devriez pas lui faire confiance.

You shouldn’t trust her.

If you are having difficulties with indirect object pronouns, then please read the lesson on how to use lui and leur, as well as the lesson on how to use me/te/nous/vous.

Example Sentences on How to say Trust in French

The final section of this lesson on how to say trust in French is about seeing the idiom in action.

This is valuable because you can improve your understanding on how to say trust in French through examples.

Je fais confiance à Paul.

I trust Paul.

Je fais seulement confiance à ma famille.

I only trust my family.

Il ne fait pas confiance à ses amis.

He doesn’t trust his friends.

Tout le monde fait confiance à Annabelle.

Everyone trust Annabelle.

Est-ce que tu me fais confiance ?

Do you trust me?

Je ne leur fais pas entièrement confiance.

I don’t completely trust them.

Je te fais confiance.

I trust you.

Vous ne devriez pas lui faire confiance.

You shouldn’t trust her.

Quiz Yourself on How to say Trust in French

It’s not enough to just read this lesson.

You should test your knowledge to see if you really understood everything, and to be able to repeat the material.

It is also for this reason that it is recommended to download the Anki Decks and practice them.

At the end of every lesson you can do a small test.

You will see the sentences of the previous chapter. It is up to you to give the correct answer.

You will either need to fill in the blanks, choose the correct multiple choice option, or both.

Once you are done the correct answer will be shown.

You can redo the quiz as many times as you want!

Anki File for How to say Trust in French

It is important to do the Anki excercises for this lesson, so that you can remember what you just studied.

By downloading the Anki File for French A2 you can practice every French A2 lesson that is on Language Atlas.

At this moment the Anki File for this lesson doesn’t exist yet. However, in due time this will be available on Language Atlas.

If you don’t know why you should use Anki, or don’t know how to use Anki or merge Anki files please click here.

Anki can be downloaded from here.

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