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Mohammad Khalid
What is the difference between told and said? just in accordance with Grammar
Jun 11, 2013 4:23 PM
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When you use tell/told, the question is "told who?" and "told what?" So the pattern you use is "tell (someone) (something)." When you use say/said, the question is "said what?" If something is said to someone, then you always include "to" before the person.
June 11, 2013
Thanks so much Yasmeen Khan
June 21, 2013
'Tell' is transitive verb and requires a direct object while 'say' is intransitive and does not require direct object.
June 19, 2013
Mohammad Khalid
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