例句1. why didn′t you tell me about this before?
例句2. I hope you are telling the truth
例句3. Corbett told him to leave
例句4. I tell you, I did nothing wrong
例句5. the figures tell a different story
Motor vehicles--Symbols for controls,indicators and tell-tales
Tell me about your trouble.
Tell us your name and then proceed with your story.
And now, add it all up and tell me how much I owe you.
She can′t be relied on to tell the truth.
Don′t tell me it′s too late!
Don′t fear to tell the truth.
Spare me the details; just tell me about what they decided.
You can never tell .
I wish (that)they would tell us the truth.
Road vehicles--Controls,indicators and tell-tales--Vocabulary
I′m sorry to trouble you, but can you tell me how to get to the station?
Excuse me, can you tell me the correct time?
Excuse me, but could you tell me where the cinema is?
Excuse me, could you tell me the time?
I′m sorry. But tell him we′re going to have a quiz next week.
The judge instructed the witness that he should tell the whole truth.
Tell the children to stop bothering their father.
Tell the office-boy that I want him.
Tell them not to worry.
Tell me all about yourself.
Tell me what your remark imports.
Tell the servant not to disturb the papers on my desk.
She couldn′t bring herself to tell him about it.
She′s burning to tell you the good news.
Don′t tell him more than you can help.
Excuse me, can you tell me how I can get to the Triumph Hotel?
Excuse me, could you tell me the way to the cinema?
1.(especially in poker) an unconscious action that is thought to betray an attempted deception.
‘Authentic _tells_ are unbeknownst to the player and are unconscious.’
‘The secret interpretation of _tells_ is not unique to this century.’
2.(in the Middle East) an artificial mound formed by the accumulated remains of ancient settlements.
‘Ancient cities are now identified by the mounds raised above the surrounding terrain, called _tells_ .’
‘In the digital elevation model the small conical mound of a _tell_ is represented by a characteristic point pattern, superposed onto the natural topography.’
1.(of a particular factor) play a part in the success or otherwise of someone or something.
‘lack of fitness _told_ against him on his first run of the season’
‘His personal failings also seem to have increased the strain and _told_ against him.’
2.(of an experience or period of time) have a noticeable, typically harmful, effect on someone.
‘the strain of supporting the family was beginning to _tell_ on him’
‘The pressure _told_ on both sets of players as the game got bogged down in a midfield melee with precious little invention from the teams.’
3.Communicate information to someone in spoken or written words.
‘I _told_ her you were coming’
‘‘We have nothing in common,’ she _told_ him’
4.Count (the members of a group)
‘the shepherd had _told_ all his sheep’
‘He _told_ the number of school that they had established, and how they obtained their scholars.’
5.Decide or determine correctly or with certainty.
‘you can _tell_ they’re in love’
‘I couldn’t _tell_ if he believed me’
6.Divulge confidential or private information.
‘promise you won’t _tell_ ’
‘Please don’t _tell_ , because I don’t want to lose readers.’
7.Inform someone of the misdemeanours of.
‘friends don’t _tell_ on each other’
‘Luckily for both of us, Tanya was not in the room at the time so she would never know about any of what happened because I knew that none of my friends were going to _tell_ on me.’
8.Order or advise someone to do something.
‘ _tell_ him to go away’
‘She knew she had been _told_ to stay quiet, but she couldn’t.’
9.Perceive (the difference between one person or thing and another)
‘I can’t _tell_ the difference between margarine and butter’
‘The company is in big trouble if their commissioning editors can’t _tell_ the difference between the two.’
10.Relate (a story)
‘he tried to make the children laugh by _telling_ jokes’
‘ _tell_ me the story again’
11.Reveal (information) to someone in a non-verbal way.
‘the figures _tell_ a different story’
‘the smile on her face _told_ him everything’
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