Pronounce and Tell


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Pronounce verb – Speak, pronounce, or utter in a certain way.
Tell and pronounce are semantically related in speak topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Pronounce".
Nearby Words: pronounced, pronouncement, pronouncing, pronouncedly, pronounceable
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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Pronounce and tell are semantically related in speak topic. Sometimes you can use "Pronounce" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

man pronounce man tell man
husband pronounce husband tell husband
wife pronounce wife tell wife
name pronounce name tell name
Other nouns: time, way, names.

Both words in one sentence

  • Cannot Tell a Joke Zag in Zig and Zag's Nothing to do With Toast Video frequently tries to tell an elephant joke, which is invariably ruined by his inability to pronounce the word elephant.
  • Film / Dragonheart Justified in that he refuses to tell his real name and says humans can't pronounce it anyway.
  • In Danny Wallace's autobiographical book Yes Man, his love interest can tell when people pronounce 'Big Things' without the capital letters.
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