Translation of "tell" - English-Spanish dictionary
/tel/ ( past tense and past participle told)
A1 to say something to someone, usually giving them information
He told me about his new school.
tell someone to do something A2 to order someone to do something
decirle a alguien que haga algo
I told you to stay here.
can tell → Phrasal verbs tell someone off › to know something from what you hear, see, etc.
You could tell that he was tired.
(Definition of tell from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
tell verb /tel/ ( past tense, past participle told /tould/)
› to say or express in words
I dont like to telling lies. He wants to tell us a story. › to give away a secret
You mustn’t tell or we’ll get into trouble. › to be effective; to be seen to give (good) results
notarse, hacerse notar
Good teaching will always tell. teller noun › a person who tells (stories)
a story-teller. telling adjective tellingly adverb telltale adjective I told you so › ( spoken ) I told or warned you that this would happen, had happened etc, and I was right
(ya) te lo dije
’I told you so, but you wouldn’t believe me.’ tell off phrasal verb › to scold
reñir, regañar, cantar las cuarenta; echar bronca
The teacher used to tell me off for not doing my homework ( telling-offnoun) He gave me a good telling-off. tell on phrasal verb tell tales tell the time there’s no telling you never can tell › it is possible
nunca se sabe
It might rain – you never can tell.
Translations of “tell”
||memberitahu, menyuruh, membezakan…
||raconter, demander (de), dire…
||говорить, сообщать, рассказывать…
|in Chinese (Traditional)
||講述, 講述，說, 告訴…
||söylemek, demek, anlatmak…
||powiedzieć, mówić, odbijać się…
||kể, cho biết, yêu cầu…
||บอก, สั่ง, พูด…
||erzählen, befehlen, sagen…
||～に話す, 言う, 教える…
|in Chinese (Simplified)
||讲述, 讲述，说, 告诉…
||menceritakan, menyuruh, mengatakan…