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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TRUST

I know, better than you possibly can, what reasons I have to trust the strength of his affection.

I got to trust you wholly in these matters, and I know I can do it, too.

That he is afraid to trust banks, and hides his money in the earth.

I trust not the varlet with whom I bartered it for my motley.

I can't say, captain, for I don't know the man; but I don't like to trust any man too far.

I trust he is not running after the new doctrine of the hawkers and pedlars.

In that matter I would not trust myself; why, then, should I trust the composite Democrat?

I am to be prudent and economical, of course; that's part of my trust.

It has been so in other countries; I trust it may be so in this country.

"I'll prove to you that I am worthy of your trust," she said with shining eyes.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, from Old Norse traust "help, confidence," from Proto-Germanic *traust- (cf. Old Frisian trast, Dutch troost "comfort, consolation," Old High German trost "trust, fidelity," German Trost "comfort, consolation," Gothic trausti "agreement, alliance"). Related to Old English treowian "to believe, trust," and treowe "faithful, trusty" (see true). Meaning "businesses organized to reduce competition" is recorded from 1877. Trust-buster is recorded from 1903.

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