Talk and Tell

Talk

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Talk verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: you're talking nonsense: take a minute and think about what you are trying to say, and then start speaking

Tell is a synonym for talk in confess topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Talk", when it comes to topics like words, inform.
Nearby Words: talking, talkative, talker, talkie
Synonyms for Talk

Tell

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Tell verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Usage example: just tell us what is in your heart

Talk is a synonym for tell in words topic. You can use "Talk" instead the word "Tell" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as give the game away.
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

Common collocations

people talk people tell people
wife talk wife tell wife
children talk children tell children
someone talk someone tell someone
Other nouns: parents, time, way, mother, father, anyone, everyone.
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