Review and Tell


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Review verb – To consider again especially with the possibility of change or reversal.
Tell and review are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Review".
Nearby Words: revise, reviewed, reviewer, reviewing
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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Review and tell are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Review" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

fiction review fiction tell fiction
time review time tell time
plan review plan tell plan
story review story tell story
Other nouns: information, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • Kill List: "You should see this movie … but I can't tell you why." Didn't review it, but he mentioned it in his double-review of Detention and Lockout.
  • Purple Prose: You can usually tell when a bad review is coming when the writing style shifts towards this Precision F-Strike: Once in every bad review.
  • Web Video / Caddicarus In the Bubsy 3D review, Somecallmejohnny briefly appears to tell Caddy that killing a man isn't nearly as bad as playing that game.Somecallmejohnny:BUBSY 3D IS WORSE THAN MURDER!
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