tell

SpeakerOuça:
 /tel/

For the verb: "to tell"

Simple Past: told
Past Participle: told

WordReference English-Portuguese Dictionary © 2014:

Traduções principais/Principal Translations
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (say, say to)dizer vt
 What did you tell him?
 O que você disse a ele?
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (inform)  (relatar, informar)contar vt
 Tell me what he said.
 Conte-me o que ele disse.
tell viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (notice)  (reparar)notar vt
 Can you tell that I've put on ten pounds?
 Dá para notar que eu engordei 5 quilos?
 
Traduções Adicionais/Additional Translations
tell viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (say to)dizer v int
 I asked her, but she would not tell.
tell viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (give evidence of)  (dar a conhecer)dizer, relatar, declarar v int
 The judge asked him to explain what had happened, but he would not tell.
tell viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (disclose)  (dar conhecimento de)dizer, revelar, desvelar vt
 I interrogated him, but he would not tell.
tell viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (have a strong effect)  (ter um forte efeito)afetar, abalar vt
 That red wine really tells.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (story)  (história)contar, narrar, relatar vt
 He told the story to his daughter.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (communicate)  (comunicar)contar, dizer, revelar vt
 I need you to tell me what you are feeling.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (announce)  (tornar de conhecimento público)contar, anunciar, notificar vt
 He told the whole school that he was leaving to become a rock musician.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (utter)  (articular)dizer, pronunciar vt
 He told her the three words she'd been longing to hear.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (reveal)contar, revelar vt
 We told them our secret.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (command, order)  (dar ordem)dizer, ordenar vt
 He told her to clean her room.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (distinguish)  (perceber diferença entre)dizer, distinguir, diferenciar vt
 Can you tell the difference between these two colours?
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (identify)  (distinguir a identidade)dizer, identificar vt
 Can you tell me who it is?
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (realize)  (dar-se conta)dizer, perceber vt
 It's hard to tell who it is in this light.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (assure)dizer, assegurar, afirmar vt
 I have done all the work, I tell you.
tell vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (explain)dizer, explicar, esclarecer vt
 Tell me exactly how you came to this conclusion.
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Formas compostas
tell a story contar uma história
tell apart diferenciar, distinguir
tell it like it is ser sincero
  contar a verdade
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