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    Help in using tell or say

    what's the difference between tell or say ? How use that verbs correctly ?
    Thank you for your help
    Martine

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    Re: Help in using tell or say

    Quote Originally Posted by pompom57 View Post
    what's the difference between tell or say ? How use that verbs correctly ?
    Thank you for your help
    Martine

    Both the words more or less express the same thing.
    However, we use tell when it is generic.

    Example:
    You told Aleck that you are a good cook. After listening to you, Aleck said, 'Why dont you cook and serve me'.

    Happy learning
    Shawnock
    Last edited by Shawnock; 11-Feb-2009 at 13:23.

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