tell sth/sb apart Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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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 ​twinslooked so much ​alike that I just couldn't ​tell them ​apart.
(Definition of tell sth/sb apart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 分辨,区分…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分辨,區分…
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