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Translation of "tell" - English-Polish dictionary

tell

verb
 
 
/tel/ ( past tense and past participle told)
SAY [T] A1 to say something to someone, usually giving them information
powiedzieć
He told me about his new school. [+ (that)] Sally told me that the play didn't start until 9 o'clock. [+ question word] Can you tell me what time the next bus leaves?Announcing, informing and stating
tell sb to do sth A2 to order someone to do something
kazać komuś coś zrobić
I told you to stay here.Giving orders and commands
can tell B2 to know or recognize something from what you hear, see, etc
móc poznać lub zorientować się
[+ (that)] You could tell that he was tired. [+ question word] You can never tell whether Hajime's being serious or not. I can't tell the difference between them.Knowledge and awareness
UNDERSTAND FROM [T] B2 If something tells you something, it gives you information.
mówić
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
Wiesz co?
Tell you what, let's go swimming and then get a pizza.Suggestions and proposals
EFFECT [I] to have a bad effect on someone
odbijać się
The worry of the last few months was starting to tell on him.Causing things to happen
(I) told you so! informal used when someone has caused problems for themselves by doing something that you told them not to
A nie mówił-em/am!
→  See also tell sb's fortune Threats and warnings
(Definition of tell from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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