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    Smile Which one is correct?

    Hello, Could you, plese, tell which sentence is better to use and why.

    1. The guide said some interesting things.
    2. The guide told some interesting things.

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    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by snade17 View Post
    Hello, Could you, plese, tell which sentence is better to use and why.
    1. The guide said some interesting things.
    2. The guide told some interesting things.

    we use tell if we want to mention the hearer (the person spoken to).
    when we don't mention the hearer we use say

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    Smile Re: Which one is correct?

    Thank you very much for this answer

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    Re: Which one is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by gio View Post
    we use tell if we want to mention the hearer (the person spoken to).
    when we don't mention the hearer we use say
    ... also, we use tell with two objects - one indirect (the hearer) and one direct:

    The guide told me some interesting things.

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