take smb. into one's confidence

take smb. into one's confidence
поведать кому-л. свои тайны, довериться кому-л

‘And what ails you, then? - tell me, Lina.’ ‘Nothing, Robert’, but her voice faltered. ‘That is to say, nothing that you will tell me; I am not to be taken into confidence.’ (Ch. Brontë, ‘Shirley’, ch. XIII) — - В таком случае, Лина, скажите мне, что же вас беспокоит? - Ничего, Роберт, - но ее голос дрогнул. - То есть ничего, что можно было бы рассказать мне. Вы не хотите мне довериться.

He had not taken me into his confidence upon this matter and I had not enquired what he did with himself in the evenings. (S. Butler, ‘The Way of All Flesh’, ch. LXXI) — Он не посвящал меня в свои дела, и я не знал, чем он занимается по вечерам.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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