Quote and Tell


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Quote verb – To give as an example.
Tell and quote are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Quote".
Nearby Words: quotation, quoted, quoting, quotable
Synonyms for Quote


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

Common collocations

friend quote friend tell friend
character quote character tell character
man quote man tell man
guy quote guy tell guy
Other nouns: name, someone, characters, story, mother, doctor, reader, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Pregnant Badass Similar to the above Farscape quote, Teyla has to tell Ronon "I'm pregnant, not ill" when he suggests that she shouldn't be exercising.
  • Flavor Text In NetHack the "tell what a symbol represents" command will optionally give a quote from a real life source.
    Source: Flavor Text
  • Film / Get On Up James immediately sees the insulting implications and responds with the following quote:James: [beat] Bobby, tell this pretty White lady what we eat.
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Tell and Quote. (2016). Retrieved 2021, May 07, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/quote/tell
Quote & Tell. N.p., 2016. Web. 07 May. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/quote/tell>.
Tell or Quote. 2016. Accessed May 07, 2021. https://thesaurus.plus/related/quote/tell.

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