Tell and Wise up


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Tell verb – To give information to.
Usage example: tell me, when did you begin playing the violin?

Wise up and tell are semantically related In some cases you can use "Wise up" instead a verb "Tell".
Nearby Words: telling, teller
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Wise up

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Wise up verb – To give information to.
Usage example: wised him up to some of the more effective tricks of salesmanship

Tell and wise up are semantically related in give information topic. You can use "Tell" instead a verb "Wise up", if it concerns topics such as inform, advise, give notice of possible occurrence.
Synonyms for Wise up

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  • Video Game / Leo & Leah When Leo is captured by the frogs and thrown in prison, you can try this method again, but the frogs eventually wise up and tell you that it might have worked in some other prison, but not this one.
  • Literature / Journey to the West It's understandable since he's a human, but you would think after the first few times of his blindness getting him kidnapped and almost raped or eaten he would wise up and listen when Sun Wukong and the others tell him not to trust the pitiful looking stranger seeking their assistance.
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