FORETELL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of FORETELL
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 v.  tell of or indicate beforehand; predict
Classic Sentence:
1  It was not difficult, however, to foretell the result, if any presage could be drawn from the feelings of those who crowded the place.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 23
2  Yes, perched on the wall, they seemed to foretell what after all the Times was saying yesterday.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Context  Highlight   In Unit 11
3  Sometimes I think all this sighing, and groaning, and stirring among the dry bones foretells what she used to tell me was coming.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
Example Sentence:
1  Willow trees breaking out into buds foretell the coming of spring.
2  Astronomers can accurately foretell the date, time, and length of future eclipses.
3  Politics is the ability to foretell what is going to happen tomorrow, next week, next month and next year.