Frequently Used Collocations with TELL in English

Learn common collocations with TELL in English with examples.

Collocation Examples

Collocations with the Word TELL in English

Tell a joke

  • The host tell a joke to his guest to break the ice.

Tell a lie

  • My mother and dad taught me never to tell a lie.

Tell a secret

  • Come over here, Luke wants to tell you a secret.

Tell a story

  • Gather (a)round and I’ll tell you a story.

Tell the time

  • My daughter has just learned to tell the time.

Tell the difference

  • Can you tell the difference between apes and monkeys?

Tell someone’s future

  • At the fair, there was a lady who told your fortune.

Tell the truth

  • I felt it was my duty to tell them the truth.

Tell your name

  • If I get an award I’ll tell your name first on the stage.

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4 responses on "Frequently Used Collocations with TELL in English"

  1. Can we say?
    The student told the lesson. Or
    The student said the lesson to the teacher.

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