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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.
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.
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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 …”
Tell means to inform or to give information to someone.