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raconter in English:

1. retold retold


The following fairy tales retold in English in 1918 were based on Dutch legends and collected in the book, Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks, 1918.

English word "raconter"(retold) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Mother Stories" (Maud Lindsay)
Fiches du livre - "Czech Folk Tales" (Josef Baudiš)
Fiches du livre - "Twenty Drawings" (Kahlil Gibran)
Fiches du livre - "As the Goose Flies" (Katherine ...
Fiches du livre - "Stories of Robin Hood" (Bertha ...

2. retell



English word "raconter"(retell) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "The Elements of Style" (William...
Fiches du livre - "The Comforts of Home" (Ralph Be...
Fiches du livre - "Two Indian Children of Long Ago...
Fiches du livre - "Stories Pictures Tell Book One"...
Fiches du livre - "Stories Pictures Tell Book Four...

3. to tell


to tell sb the truth
My grandmother used to tell me beautiful stories before I went to sleep.

English word "raconter"(to tell) occurs in sets:

500 most important French verbs 376 - 400
Les 500 verbes anglais les plus courants 376 - 400

4. recount


I'm going to recount all the details of my summer holiday to grandma.
You can recount your version of events with this.

English word "raconter"(recount) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "Tablet to August Forel" (‘Abdu’...
Fiches du livre - "Scott Burton on the Range" (Edw...
Fiches du livre - "The History of Don Quixote, Vol...
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5. retelling


A new account or an adaptation of a story: a retelling of a Roman myth.
Oh, you mean the modern retelling of the story Snow White?

English word "raconter"(retelling) occurs in sets:

Fiches du livre - "A Little Dusky Hero" (Harriot T...
Fiches du livre - "The Destroyers" (Gordon Randall...
Fiches du livre - "Lists of Stories and Programs f...