Maryam
Say/said and tell/told What is different between said and told and what is different between tell and say?
Feb 5, 2016 5:34 AM
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say = simply communicate by speaking tell = inform, instruct, demonstrate, relate - What did you say to her? (<= what words and phrases did you use?) - What did you tell her? (<= what was the meaning of the things you said?)
February 5, 2016
One is past the other is present Told and said =Past "What was SAID to her John?" "I TOLD her that I was hungry" Say and tell =Present "She say boil the water!" "Tell her I said okay"
February 5, 2016
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Maryam
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English, Persian (Farsi)
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English