told

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 /təʊld/


See 'tell' in the Legal dictionary.

For the verb: "to tell"

Simple Past: told
Past Participle: told

WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014:

Principal Translations
told v past, pp (past and past participle of tell)decir vtr
 I told you not to do that!
 ¡Te dije que no hicieras eso!
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Principal Translations
tell vtr (say, say to)decir vtr
 What did you tell him?
 ¿Qué le dijiste a él?
tell vtr (inform)decir vtr
 Tell me what he said.
 Dime lo que dijo él.
tell vi (notice)notar vtr
 Can you tell that I've put on ten pounds?
 ¿Puedes notar que he aumentado diez libras?
 
Additional Translations
tell vi (say to)decir vtr
 I asked her, but she would not tell.
 Le pregunté, pero ella se negaba a decir.
tell vi (give evidence of)decir vtr
 The judge asked him to explain what had happened, but he would not tell.
 El juez le pidió que explicara lo que había sucedido, pero él se negaba a decir.
tell vi (disclose)revelar vtr
 I interrogated him, but he would not tell.
 Yo lo interrogué, pero él se negó a revelar.
tell vi (have a strong effect)afectar vtr
 That red wine really tells.
 Ese vino afecta de verdad.
tell vtr (story)contar vtr
 He told the story to his daughter.
 Él le contó el cuento a su hija.
tell vtr (communicate)decir vtr
 I need you to tell me what you are feeling.
 Necesito que me digas lo que estás sintiendo.
tell vtr (announce)decir vtr
 He told the whole school that he was leaving to become a rock musician.
 Él le dijo a toda la escuela que se marchaba para convertirse en músico de rock.
tell vtr (utter)decir vtr
 He told her the three words she'd been longing to hear.
 Él le dijo las tres palabras que ella ansiaba escuchar.
tell vtr (reveal)decir vtr
 revelar vtr
 We told them our secret.
 Le dijimos nuestro secreto.
 Le revelamos nuestro secreto.
tell vtr (command, order)decir vtr
 ordenar vtr
 He told her to clean her room.
 Él le dijo que limpiara su cuarto.
 Él le ordenó que limpiara su cuarto.
tell vtr (distinguish)distinguir vtr
 Can you tell the difference between these two colours?
 ¿Puedes distinguir la diferencia entre estos dos colores?
tell vtr (identify)decir vtr
 identificar vtr
 Can you tell me who it is?
 ¿Puedes decirme quién es?
 ¿Puedes identificar quién es?
tell vtr (realize)distinguir vtr
 It's hard to tell who it is in this light.
 En esta luz es difícil distinguir quién es.
tell vtr (assure)asegurar vtr
 I have done all the work, I tell you.
 Yo he hecho todo el trabajo, te lo aseguro.
tell vtr (explain)decir vtr
 explicar vtr
 Tell me exactly how you came to this conclusion.
 Dime exactamente cómo llegaste a esta conclusión.
 Explícame exactamente cómo llegaste a esta conclusión.
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Compound Forms:
told | tell |
all told adv (in total)en total loc adv
 Four teachers, seventeen boys, eleven girls... there will be 32 people on the bus all told.
 Cuatro profesores, diecisiete chicos, once chicas... en total serán treinta y dos personas en el autobús.
told off adj (reprimanded)regañado pp
 Mis padres me han regañado por no haber recogido la habitación. / Me sentí como un niño regañado al que habían dejado sin postre por haberse portado mal.
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