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Adjective
Having a marked effect or impact
“There are also significant and telling differences on the question of defense spending.”
Adjective
Revealing information
Noun
The act of narration
Verb
Present participle for to give an oral or written account of in some detail
“Please tell the truth about what happened last night.”
Verb
Present participle for to communicate information to someone in spoken or written words
“Hearing her friends tell her how lucky she was to have someone so devoted only made it worse.”
Verb
Present participle for to order or advise someone to do something
“My mother is going to tell me to come down for dinner soon.”
Verb
Present participle for to decide or determine correctly or with certainty
“I can tell that this is going to be a fun-filled weekend.”
Verb
Present participle for to make a promise
“I am telling you. My plan is going to work!”
Verb
Present participle for to discover, distinguish, or discern
“It may difficult initially to tell the difference between the two brothers.”
Verb
(tell on) Present participle for to impact or take its toll on
“The constants stress from work was beginning to tell on Michael.”
Verb
Present participle for to reveal secrets or gossip
“This is our little secret. Don't tell!”
Verb
(tell on) Present participle for to inform someone of the misdemeanors of
“I messed up, but I knew that none of my friends were going to tell on me.”
Verb
Present participle for to find the sum of (a collection of things)
“Who among us can tell the number of grains of sand in the world?”
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