Spin and Tell


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Spin verb – To move in circles around an axis or center.
Tell is a synonym for spin in speech topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Spin".
Nearby Words: spinning, spinner
Synonyms for Spin


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Spin is a synonym for tell in relate topic. Sometimes you can use "Spin" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

lie spin lie tell lie
way spin way tell way
story spin story tell story
tale spin tale tell tale
Other nouns: version, times, tales, stories.

Both words in one sentence

  • The story they spin him within the dream involves him getting kidnapped by terrorists who tell him that his father left a hidden will inside a safe.
  • Hollywood Hype Machine Apparently, his next film is the Harry Potter spin-off, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, but it's too soon to tell.
  • The Plucky Duck Show, the short-lived spin-off of Tiny Toon Adventures, likewise has a long tell-'em-everything theme song.
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