Couch and Tell


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Couch verb – To convey in appropriate or telling terms.
Usage example: I'm trying to couch this delicately: I don't think we should date anymore

Tell and couch are semantically related in declare topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Couch".
Nearby Words: couchette, couching
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Tell verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: just tell us what is in your heart

Couch and tell are semantically related in declare topic. Sometimes you can use "Couch" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Both words in one sentence

  • One amusing example is a client who asked her to bring a lot of exciting lingerie... so she could sit on the couch and tell him how nice he looked in it.
  • Rob swears that he will tell him to get out of their house soon, and if he doesn't, he himself vows to sleep on the couch.
  • Creator / Ron White I forgot to tell you this, it was getting kinda cool, it had the James Bond couch in the back, when you push a button, the couch automatically turns into a bed, and I was like, "Well, that's cool." I finally got something over those Mercedes-Benz-driving in-laws of mine, you know what I mean?
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