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tell sth/sb apart

phrasal verb with tell uk   us   /tel/ verb (told, told)
to be able to see the difference between two very similar things or people: As babies, the twins were so alike that I just couldn't tell them apart.
Translations of “tell sth/sb apart”
in Chinese (Traditional) 分辨,區分…
in Chinese (Simplified) 分辨,区分…
(Definition of tell sth/sb apart from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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