how to pronounce tell


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the above transcription of tell is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

tell frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word tell occurs in english on average 35.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

tell is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tell in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… is also a good way to tell if a camel is …”

meaning of tell

Tell means to inform or to give information to someone.

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