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

The meaning of "Courage" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Your great courage is nothing to smile about mean?
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: What does I didn't dare to tell him = I didn't have courage to tell him? mean?
A: It means that the person is scared or worried to tell someone something. They are worried about their reaction.
Q: What does Much as I admired the courage of those explorers mean?
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: What does It takes the courage to... mean?
A: It takes courage to do certain things ......ci vuole coraggio per fare certe cose
Q: What does liquid courage mean?
A: お酒を飲むと勇気が出るからです。:)

Example sentences using "Courage"

Q: Please show me example sentences with courage.
A: It takes a lot of courage to stand up to your boss.

It takes courage to run into a burning building to rescue someone.
Q: Please show me example sentences with 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: Please show me example sentences with 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: What is the difference between courage and 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: What is the difference between courage and 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: What is the difference between courage and 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: What is the difference between A : It (takes) courage to leave a cushy job. and 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: What is the difference between courage and 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: How do you say this in English (US)?
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: How do you say this in English (US)? (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: How do you say this in English (US)? You should get more courage. Is this nature sentence?
A: It is “Natural”, not “nature”
“You need more courage” is more natural.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? Now I have the courage to (choose/ decide) what is right for me.
A: Both are good. Decide is better.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 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 Does this sound natural?
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Q: We need courage for change our future. Does this sound 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. Does this sound 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" Does this sound 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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