Confide in – English Phrasal Verb – Online English Lessons

To confide in somebody is to tell someone your secrets and private feelings because you trust them not to tell other people.

Examples of use:

1. Can I confide in you?

2. I confided in you about my feelings for Marcus, but you told everyone!

3. She always confides in her husband.

4. Be careful not to confide in him: you can’t trust him.

5. I’m so confused! I wish I had someone to confide in.

6. My friend confided in me that she is having cosmetic surgery.

infinitive confide in
present simple confide in and confides in
-ing form confiding in
past simple confided in
past participle confided in

Can you use confide in in a sentence?

Do you have a friend you can confide in?

Have you confided in someone recently?

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