Groom and Tell


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Groom verb – To make ready in advance.
Tell and groom are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Groom".
Nearby Words: groomed, grooming, groomsman
Synonyms for Groom


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

Common collocations

girl groom girl tell girl
children groom children tell children
time groom time tell time
son groom son tell son

Both words in one sentence

  • Ross's family wedding ring was lost before his ceremony, but it was actually lost by Joey, the best man who was afraid to tell Ross the groom.
  • Disney / The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Not So Different: Zira tries to tell Kovu this when her plan to groom him into Scar's successor begins to fall apart.Zira: You cannot escape it!
  • Series / Peep Show Runaway Groom: Mark attempts to be this when he hides in the church on his wedding day rather than tell Sophie he doesn't want to marry her.
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