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  1. Mehrgan's Avatar
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    "...to have CONFIDENCE in someone's reputation..."?

    Hi,

    Can we possibly say we have 'confidence' in someone's reputation? I'd like to use it in a letter to be written to this shop trying to complain about a poor service I've recently had. In the last paragraph, I need to mention I'm already aware they have such high reputation, and that this could've been a mistake.


    "...I have every confidence in your high reputation, but..."

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    Re: "...to have CONFIDENCE in someone's reputation..."?

    I think it's clear. An argument could be made that there is a distinction between being confident that they have that reputation (on the one hand)) and being confident that their actions will be in accordance with that reputation. But I don't see this as a serious issue.

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