TELL in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TELL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
tell
 v.  say something to someone, often giving them information
 v.  know, recognize, or be certain
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I can dig and pull up weeds, and do whatever you tell me.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
2  "I'll tell thee what tha'll do," said Dickon, with his happy grin.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  "I've got somethin to tell you," she said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
4  He made her tell him a great deal about India and about her voyage across the ocean.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  He is not going to tell Mrs. Medlock anything about it yet.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
6  "I'll tell you who would put you in the humor, perhaps," said Mary reflecting.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
7  "I'll never tell about it," he answered.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
8  I'll sit and clench my teeth and never tell you one thing.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
9  "I was going to tell you all sorts of nice things," she said.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
10  Dickon brought his fox and his rook and I was going to tell you all about them.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
11  Quite suddenly it came into her mind that this was the minute to tell him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
12  "I'll tell you what you can do," added Colin, waving his hand.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
13  You can tell Martha to bring them here.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
14  We couldn't never tell him how it broke, poor lad.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
15  Dickon stopped weeding and sat up on his heels to tell her.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
Example Sentence: (183 in 13 pages)
16  Children and fools tell the truth.
17  Don't mess with me,tell me the truth.
18  I adjure you to tell the truth before this court.
19  Some people are so terribly insincere you can never tell if they are telling the truth.
20  They bind over to tell the truth.
21  Our best friends are they who tell us our faults and help us to mend them.
22  Please tell me some opinions on various social questions.
23  Her husband's such a chauvinist that he tries to tell her how to vote.
24  If you wish to lower yourselfin a person's favor, one good way is to tell his story over again, the way we heard it.
25  A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.
26  You can tell how nervous she is by the way her fingers worry at the edge of the tablecloth.
27  Stop blubbering and tell me what's wrong.
28  She stood there, hesitating over whether or not to tell him the truth.
29  Do not all you can, spend not all you have; believe not all you hear; and tell not all youknow.
30  There is a potential educational benefit in allowing pictures to tell the story, rather than the spoken word.