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erzählen in English:

1. telling telling


You're telling me.
The discrepancy between the stories of the two parties involved in the accident was so great that the authorities had a hard time deciding which side was telling the truth.
Ray was willing to corroborate Gary's story, but the police were still unconvinced that either of them were telling the truth.
The widespread application of administrative guidance is considered to be a uniquely Japanese practice in which bureaucrats exert authority, without any legal backing, telling the private sector what to do and what not to do.
Why are you telling me about hippos all of the sudden? I don't see the connection between that and your twelve red goldfishes.
No, not so much. At most comparing sizes, telling dirty stories. "Sizes of what?" "Of 'that'."
Such telling effects of contrast as Japanese artists produce by use of empty space.
The first 'that time of the month' I seem to remember worrying that I was ill, without telling anybody, for two days.
His telling blow knocked his opponent down. The telling campaign won him new electorate. The discussion ended with a telling argument against capital punishment.
Huh? Dima didn't understand. "But isn't this Al-Sayib? And aren't you drinking Fanta and telling noobs to shut up?"
She got herself through college telling people their fortunes as a phony psychic. She didn't even have a proper Tarot deck, but her clients didn't know the difference.
In some situations, telling a white lie could be used to avoid people to be disappointed or get angry by or with someone.
The following day, however, the doctor consoled him by telling him that his chances of being able to leave hospital in time for New Year celebrations were good.
A polite way to reveal knowledge of a fact without telling the source of the information is to say, "a little bird told me".
Drinking Fanta and telling noobs to shut up, Al-Sayib replied, taking a sip of the aforementioned Fanta. "Wait, who is this?"

English word "erzählen"(telling) occurs in sets:

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2. tell


Don't tell me.
My love for you won't let me tell you everything. Some things are better left unsaid.
The twins were so alike that it was difficult to tell them apart.
Didn't you tell me yesterday that you and your boyfriend had broken up?
Let me tell you what's going to happen if you don't start behaving yourself.
Selena Gomez and the Scene also had good luck with their first album, "Kiss and Tell." It has sold more than a million copies around the world.
A good poker player can tell when someone's bluffing.
Can you tell us about your experience in developing technical materials?
Find things out for yourself instead of having a parent or a teacher tell you.
If anyone comes in my absence, tell him that I won't come back till evening.
If you go anywhere, you had better tell your mother first.
If I wanted to scare you, I would tell you what I dreamt about a few weeks ago.
It never occurred to me that he might tell a lie.
The way he talks and acts, you can tell he's a redneck.
Can you tell the difference between an American and a Canadian?

English word "erzählen"(tell) occurs in sets:

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