trust someone an inch


trust someone an inch
(not) trust (someone) an inch British & Australian to not trust someone at all.

He's charming enough but I wouldn't trust him an inch.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • not trust someone an inch — informal phrase to not trust someone at all I wouldn’t trust him an inch. Thesaurus: to not trust or believe someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: trust …   Useful english dictionary

  • not trust someone an inch — (not) trust (someone) an inch British & Australian to not trust someone at all. He s charming enough but I wouldn t trust him an inch …   New idioms dictionary

  • not trust someone an inch — informal to not trust someone at all I wouldn t trust him an inch …   English dictionary

  • trust */*/*/ — I UK [trʌst] / US noun Word forms trust : singular trust plural trusts 1) a) [uncountable] a feeling of confidence in someone that shows you believe they are honest, fair, and reliable Trust is an important issue between teenagers and their… …   English dictionary

  • trust an inch — (not) trust (someone) an inch British & Australian to not trust someone at all. He s charming enough but I wouldn t trust him an inch …   New idioms dictionary

  • trust — trust1 [ trʌst ] noun *** 1. ) uncount a feeling of confidence in someone that shows you believe they are honest, fair, and reliable: Trust is an important issue between teenagers and their parents. trust in: public trust in police officers… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • trust — 1 /trVst/ noun 1 BELIEF (U) a strong belief in the honesty, goodness etc of someone or something: an agreement made on the basis of mutual trust | put your trust in: You shouldn t put your trust in a man like that. | betray sb s trust (=do… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • trust — trust1 W2S1 [trʌst] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(belief)¦ 2¦(organization)¦ 3¦(financial arrangement)¦ 4 take something on trust 5 position of trust 6¦(companies)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: traust confidence, trust ] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • not trust an inch — (not) trust (someone) an inch British & Australian to not trust someone at all. He s charming enough but I wouldn t trust him an inch …   New idioms dictionary

  • give — give1 [ gıv ] (past tense gave [ geıv ] ; past participle giv|en [ gıvn ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 provide someone with something ▸ 2 make someone owner of something ▸ 3 put medicine in someone ▸ 4 cause effect/experience ▸ 5 communicate ▸ 6 perform action …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English