Tell and Train


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


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Train verb – To bring to a proper or desired state of fitness.
Tell and train are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Train".
Nearby Words: trained, training, trainee, trainer, trainband
Synonyms for Train

Common collocations

character tell character train character
people tell people train people
children tell children train children
someone tell someone train someone
Other nouns: time, way, characters, story, harry, anyone, daughter, kids, girls.
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