Translation: from spanish

to tell sb sth

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  • ˌtell sb/sth aˈpart — phrasal verb to recognize the difference between two people or things that are very similar I couldn t tell the two pictures apart.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • tell — W1S1 [tel] v past tense and past participle told [təuld US tould] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(communicate something)¦ 2¦(show something)¦ 3¦(what somebody should do)¦ 4¦(know)¦ 5¦(recognize difference)¦ 6 tell yourself something 7¦(warn)¦ 8¦(tell somebody about… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tell of something — ˈtell of sth derived (formal literary) to make sth known; to give an account of sth • notices telling of the proposed job cuts Main entry: ↑tellderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell — /tel/ verb past tense and past participle told /tUld/ 1 SAY/INFORMATION (T) to give someone facts or information about something: tell sb (that): She wrote to tell me she couldn t come. | Don t tell me you ve forgotten my birthday again. | Police …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • tell*/*/*/ — [tel] (past tense and past participle told [təʊld] ) verb 1) [T] to give information to someone If you see anything suspicious, tell the police.[/ex] Didn t he tell you that I wanted to see you?[/ex] Just tell me what she said.[/ex] He finally… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • tell somebody where to put something — tell sb where to ˈput/ˈstick sth | tell sb what they can ˈdo with sth idiom (informal) to make it clear to sb that you are angry and are rejecting what they are offering you Main entry: ↑tellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell somebody where to stick something — tell sb where to ˈput/ˈstick sth | tell sb what they can ˈdo with sth idiom (informal) to make it clear to sb that you are angry and are rejecting what they are offering you Main entry: ↑tellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell somebody what they can do with something — tell sb where to ˈput/ˈstick sth | tell sb what they can ˈdo with sth idiom (informal) to make it clear to sb that you are angry and are rejecting what they are offering you Main entry: ↑tellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell tales (about something somebody) — tell ˈtales (about sth/on sb) idiom (BrE) to tell sb about sth that another person has done wrong related noun ↑telltale Main entry: ↑tellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell tales (about on somebody) — tell ˈtales (about sth/on sb) idiom (BrE) to tell sb about sth that another person has done wrong related noun ↑telltale Main entry: ↑tellidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • tell somebody off (for something doing something) — ˌtell sbˈoff (for sth/for doing sth) derived (informal) to speak angrily to sb for doing sth wrong Syn: ↑scold • I told the boys off for making so much noise. • Did you get told off? …   Useful english dictionary


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