Produce and Tell


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Produce verb – To present so as to invite notice or attention.
Usage example: he produced his brand-new driver's license at every possible opportunity

Tell and produce are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Produce".
Nearby Words: production, produced, productive, product, producer
Synonyms for Produce


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

Common collocations

people produce people tell people
children produce children tell children
version produce version tell version
son produce son tell son

Both words in one sentence

  • Film / Island of Lost Souls This includes Lota, but Moreau doesn’t tell Edward that, because he’s hoping Lota will mate with him, and produce offspring...Meanwhile, the Covena docks in Apia without Edward.
  • Gates: Because I want to find out what fuckking colleges we recruited you guys from and tell them not to fucking recruit there any more because they clearly produce fucking idiots!
    Source: Vaporware
  • Western Animation / The Smurfs Produce Pelting: The Smurf audience does this to Brainy during his stage announcements in "The Adventures Of Robin Smurf" to tell him to get off the stage.
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