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If you see anything suspicious, tell the police.
Didn't he tell you that I wanted to see you?
The passengers were told their flight was about to depart.
Just tell me what she said.
Were you told when she would be arriving?
He finally told me the reason why he was so upset.
'Tell me about your day,' she said.
I haven't been told anything about it.
I promise to tell the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
He tells some absolute whoppers (=big lies) sometimes.
Grandpa tells wonderful stories about the old days.
Shall I tell you a joke?
The facts themselves don't tell us much.
Her look of surprise told him that he had guessed right.
The flashing light tells you when the battery needs recharging.
What does this room tell you about the person who lived here?
His troubled face told its own story.
I'm not asking you – I'm telling you!
I told you to be here on time this morning.
I told him what to do, but he wouldn't listen.
You will be told where to sit.
Do as you're told this minute!
He's lying. I can always tell.
Peter could tell that she was bored.
It's never easy to tell whether he's being serious or not.
Which is which? I can't tell.
Can you tell butter from margarine?
They're so alike I can never tell one from the other.
These days it's hard to tell the difference between political parties.
These endless business trips are telling on his marriage.
The strain of the last few days was beginning to tell.
She threatened to tell on me.
The property must have been nearly a thousand acres all told.
I'm telling you – that's how it happened.
'What time will he be back?' – 'I couldn't tell you.'
I told you it wouldn't work.
See, it broke! I told you so.
I'll tell you one thing: I wouldn't like to have his job.
I'll tell you what – let's have the party here.
Something tells me we haven't heard the last of him.
You can always rely on Jane to tell it like it is.
Tell me, what's she really like?
'I'm so overworked.' 'Tell me about it!'
'They said I was their best worker.' – 'Tell me another.'
David tells me that you're leaving. Is it true?
Josh asked me out, but I told him where to go.
I kept telling myself that it would all be over soon.
'How old is he?' 'That would be telling.'
You can never tell how long these meetings will last.
This is the British English definition of tell. View American English definition of tell.