Tell and Volunteer


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Volunteer and tell are semantically related. In some cases you can replace term "Volunteer" with "Tell", this verbs are similar.
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell


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Volunteer verb – To make a present of.
Tell and volunteer are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Volunteer".
Nearby Words: voluntary, voluntarily, volunteered, volunteering, voluntarism
Synonyms for Volunteer

Common collocations

friend tell friend volunteer friend
truth tell truth volunteer truth
information tell information volunteer information
anyone tell anyone volunteer anyone
Other nouns: guys.

Both words in one sentence

  • Just Train Wrong As any preservationist will tell you, this process is not cheap for a small not-for-profit organisation depending upon volunteer labour.
  • So I thought I'd better cut through the whole tedious business and come along and tell you I don't wish to volunteer.
  • One particular moment has a chilling subtext now, a previously funny line when trying to do volunteer work with the Suicide Hotline and they tell him he should go into therapy.
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Volunteer or Tell. 2016. Accessed October 29, 2020.

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