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spell sth out

phrasal verb with spell uk   us   /spel/ verb
to ​explain something in a very ​clear way with ​details: The ​government has so ​farrefused to ​spell out ​itsplans/​policies.informal What do you ​mean you don't ​understand - do I have to ​spell it out for you?
(Definition of spell sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “spell sth out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 解释清楚, 详细地说明…
in Turkish ayrıntıyla açıklamak, açıkça anlatmak…
in Russian разъяснять что-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 解釋清楚, 詳細地說明…
in Polish wyjaśniać coś…
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