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Say or tell

20 Nov

Complete the following sentences with say and tell.

  1. Do you know what that sign …………….? I can’t read it from here.
  2. I saw your mum yesterday and she ……………. me you were engaged.
  3. He just stood there and ……………. nothing.
  4. Why didn’t you ……………. us that you wouldn’t come?
  5. She ……………. that they would be away for a while.
  6. I think she is ……………. the truth.
  7. I wish I could ……………. something, but I’d better not.
  8. ……………. me what really happened!

Answer

  1. Do you know what that sign says? I can’t read it from here.
  2. I saw your mum yesterday and she told me you were engaged.
  3. He just stood there and said nothing.
  4. Why didn’t you tell us that you wouldn’t come?
  5. She said that they would be away for a while.
  6. I think she is telling the truth.
  7. I wish I could say something, but I’d better not.
  8. Tell me what really happened!

 

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