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    Default about the usage of 'say' and 'tell'

    I think these sentences are worng. but I am not sure.[/font]
    Am I wrong?
    He said to me that he was happy.
    He said the story to me.
    He told a lie to me.

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    Default Re: about the usage of 'say' and 'tell'

    He said to me that he was happy.
    He said he was happy.
    He told me he was happy.

    He said the story to me.
    He told me a story.

    He told a lie to me.
    He told me a lie.

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