Russian translation of “tell”
/tel/ (past tense and past participle told)
tell sb to do sth A2 to order someone to do something
I told you to stay here.Giving orders and commands
UNDERSTAND FROM [T] B2 If something tells you something, it gives you information.
говорить, показывать, свидетельствовать
What does the survey tell us about the lives of teenagers?Announcing, informing and stating
(I'll) tell you what › used to suggest a plan
знаешь что ...
Tell you what, let's go swimming and then get a pizza.Suggestions and proposals
(I) told you so! informal › used when someone has caused problems for themselves by doing something that you told them not to
я же говорил!
→ See also tell sb's fortuneThreats and warnings