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    Question Trusted (In) Him

    June 2, 2002 - Joni Cesta - Dedicated Caregiver - Profile - NYTimes.com
    It was in his eyes all along, she had said, and she trusted in him despite signs to the contrary. "Not too many people would do that," he said.
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    Even in post-shellacking mid-December, polls found that Americans still trusted him more than Washington’s Republican leaders to fix the nation’s ills — health care included, according to the ABC News-Washington Post survey on that question.
    What is the difference between "trust in someone" and "trust someone"?

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    Re: Trusted (In) Him

    There's usually very little difference.

    You can read more opinions here.

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    Re: Trusted (In) Him

    So "trust someone" is informal?

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    Re: Trusted (In) Him

    Quote Originally Posted by CaseyA View Post
    So "trust someone" is informal?
    No, it's neither formal nor informal.

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