Post and Tell


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Post verb – To affix (as a notice) to or on a suitable place.
Tell and post are semantically related. in advise topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Post".
Nearby Words: posted, posting, poster, postage
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Tell verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: just tell us what is in your heart

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

Common collocations

name post name tell name
information post information tell information
news post news tell news
stories post stories tell stories

Both words in one sentence

  • Similarly(ish): post-op Transsexual Nadia Almeida, who won the fifth series of Big Brother UK didn't tell her housemates of her... "situation".
  • In the first post, the main character's thoughts were directly shown replying to the narrator(you can tell because of the change in text colour).
  • Scunthorpe Problem It doesn't help that the forum not only censors but doesn't allow posts with said censored words to be posted, and doesn't even tell you what is wrong with your post.
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