Bear and Tell


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Bear verb – To bring forth from the womb.
Tell and bear are semantically related. in communicate topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Bear".
Nearby Words: bearing, bearish, bearer, bearskin, beared
Synonyms for Bear


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Bear and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Bear" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

children bear children tell children
name bear name tell name
time bear time tell time
son bear son tell son
Other nouns: daughter, times, names.

Both words in one sentence

  • "Just So" Story Narrator: Join me next week, when I'll tell you how the bear became synonymous with the chubby homosexual.
  • Music / Steely Dan Call Back: Walter Becker's solo track "Down in the Bottom" includes the line "Down in the suburbs where it's hard to tell - if I got the bear or the bear got me".
  • Bears Are Bad News An old hunter's joke: How do you tell the difference between a black bear and a grizzly bear?
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