tell

suomi-englanti sanakirja

tell englannista suomeksi

  1. kertoa

  2. huomata

  3. kannella

  4. paljastaa

  5. määrätä, käskeä

  6. tuntea

  1. kertoa

  2. kertoa, sanoa

  3. käskeä, määrätä

  4. sanoa

  5. Verbi

tell englanniksi

  1. Tell

  1. To count, reckon, or enumerate.

  2. (ux)

  3. 1590, (w), ''(w)'', II.vii:

  4. And in his lap a masse of coyne he told, / And turned vpsidowne, to feede his eye / A couetous desire with his huge threasury.
  5. 1875, Hugh MacMillan, ''The Sunday Magazine'':

  6. Only He who made them can tell the number of the stars, and mark the place of each in the order of the one great dominant spiral.
  7. To narrate.

  8. (quote-book)|chapter=7

  9. 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)

  10. Tell her you’re here.
    : (audio)
  11. To convey by speech; to say.

  12. (quote-book)|chapter=4

  13. To instruct or inform.

  14. 1611, Bible ((w)), (w) xii. 18

  15. Why didst thou not tell me that she was thy wife?
  16. (quote-book)

  17. To order; to direct, to say to someone.

  18. *1909, (w), ''Veronica|Ann Veronica''

  19. She said she hoped she had not distressed him by the course she had felt obliged to take, and he told her not to be a fool.
  20. (quote-journal)

  21. Stability was restored, but once the re-entry propulsion was activated, the crew was told to prepare to come home before the end of their only day in orbit.
  22. To discern, notice, identify or distinguish.

  23. (RQ:EHough PrqsPrc)

  24. Captain Edward Carlisle, soldier as he was, martinet as he was, felt a curious sensation of helplessness seize upon him as he met her steady gaze, her alluring smile; he could not tell what this prisoner might do.
  25. To reveal.

  26. To be revealed.

  27. 1990, (w), Under Siege, 1991 (w) edition, (ISBN), p.409:

  28. Cherry looks old, Mergenthaler told himself. His age is telling. Querulous — that's the word. He's become a whining, querulous old man absorbed with trivialities.
  29. To have an effect, especially a noticeable one; to be apparent, to be demonstrated.

  30. 1859 (w), ''(w)''

  31. Opinion ought give merited honour to every one, whatever opinion he may hold(..)keeping nothing back which tells, or can be supposed to tell, in their favour.
  32. {{quote-journal|en|date=September 18, 2011|author=Ben Dirs|work=BBC Sport

  33. (label) To use (beads or similar objects) as an aid to prayer.

  34. To inform someone in authority about a wrongdoing.

  35. ''I saw you steal those sweets! I'm going to tell!''

  36. (label) To reveal information in prose through outright expository statement -- contrasted with ''show''

  37. ''Maria rewrote the section of her novel that talked about Meg and Sage's friendship to have less telling and more showing.''

  38. A reflexive, often habitual behavior, (non-gloss definition) one occurring in a context that often features attempts at deception by persons under psychological stress (such as a poker game or police interrogation), that reveals information that the person exhibiting the behavior is attempting to withhold.

  39. That which is told; a tale or account.

  40. April 4, 1743, (w), ''letter to Sir Horace Mann''

  41. I am at the end of my tell.
  42. A private message to an individual in a room; a whisper.

  43. A hill or mound, originally and especially in the Middle East, over or consisting of the ruins of ancient settlements.

  44. (inflection of)