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croire in English:

1. believe

Don't you believe me?
Are there many people in Europe who believe in ghosts even now?
Socrates was accused of atheism because he did not believe in Zeus.
It makes little difference to me whether you believe it or not.
When children play, they often make believe they are grownup.
Even people who don't believe in the Catholic church venerate the Pope as a symbolic leader.
It's very unlikely that the teacher will believe Tom's excuse for not having his homework done on time.
I'll stand up for what I believe in and won't yield to any threats.
There were many things that I thought were important at that time that I no longer believe are important.
The sudden increase of ultraviolet rays made the researchers believe in the existence of ozone holes.
I can't believe I misplaced the party information and registration you sent to me.
We believe that you will be able to make a price concession.
I told you the concert was going to be boring. Why didn't you believe me?
It is absurd to believe that young children can run faster than policemen.
Some believe Nessie lives in this lake.

English word "croire"(believe) occurs in sets:

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Fiches du livre - "Betty Grier" (Joseph Waugh)
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Fiches du livre - "Niece Catherine" (Mary Hampden)

2. believing

He has good grounds for believing that.
Romeo, believing that Juliet was dead, decided to kill himself.
Seeing is believing.
Magicians trick their audience into believing they have special powers.
Faith is believing what you know ain't true.
A fault common to scientists is mistakenly believing that every problem has a technical solution.
I cannot help believing what he says.
What's more, from now on you must remember that you cannot go to the seaside again (by believing this forever, I have already found the biggest, best and most fitting one for me).
In believing him to be an honest man, I was seriously in error.
Believing in God is not evil in itself.
She was tempted to call his bluff, hardly believing that he would carry out his threat.
They are always believing a groundless rumor.
We all grew up believing that everyone is entitled to their opinion, however, some now believe that all opinions are equal.
Yoshio persisted in believing that in spite of the evidence.
My mind is at ease believing you'll keep the secret.

English word "croire"(believing) occurs in sets:

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