Sound and Tell


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Sound verb – To continue or be repeated in a series of reflected sound waves.
Tell and sound are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Sound".
Nearby Words: sounded, soundness, soundly, sounding, sounder
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Tell verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: just tell us what is in your heart

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

Common collocations

woman sound woman tell woman
children sound children tell children
time sound time tell time
way sound way tell way
Other nouns: nothing, times.

Both words in one sentence

  • In X-COM: Enemy Unknown and it's DLC Enemy Within there are sound cues to tell you what enemies are on the map.
  • Sound Effect Bleep As the girls tell her off, Bubbles adds in something that is drowned out be the sound of a truck backing up.
  • Manga / Hohzuki Island Blind Seer - Yume can tell whose walking near her by the sound of their footsteps, and can tell when someone is lying by their voices.
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