Tell

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Definition

to tell: to say, to inform, to notify; to advise; to relate (a story)
verb
What did Bruno tell you about the result of his meeting?
Tell me all about your weekend, what did you do?

This is an irregular verb:
I tell / I told / I have told

I've been told that (you're a man): People have said to me, I've been informed (that you're a man)
idiom

Examples

  • "Guy : Yes, but I must tell you, your song is probably very stupid."
  • "Edward, did you photocopy that picture of my butt like I told you?"
  • "Edward : Oh Marvin, I never told you I loved you!"
  • "Please tell Bruno I miss him, and I'm very angry with him."
  • "I want to tell her how hot she is but she'll think I'm sexist."
  • "What if I told you I know their exact location at this very moment?"
  • "I've got to tell you the secret that will change the future of this company forever."
  • "Actually, this seems like a good time to officially tell you Bruno, I'm.."
  • "If everyone will be so kind as to follow me, I will tell you exactly where Susie and Bruno are."
  • "I'm just calling to tell you that I can go to the dance with you."

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