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

  • "I'm just calling to tell you that I can go to the dance with you."
  • "Bob the Brit : They always told me, never trust a Corsican with a gun on the fourth weekend in March!"
  • "Philip : Tell us where they are!"
  • "Jenny : Yes, go on and tell us Susie."
  • "I want to tell her how hot she is but she'll think I'm sexist."
  • "It didn't come with instructions, so I was hoping that you could tell me."
  • "Things got a little bit crazy in Kalackistan and I told him that I needed some space, a little bit of time to think."
  • "Lucky : I cannot tell you that Daddy."
  • "If everyone will be so kind as to follow me, I will tell you exactly where Susie and Bruno are."
  • "What if I told you I know their exact location at this very moment?"

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