Q. 14.6( 31 Votes )

Notice the following uses of the word ‘tell’ in the text.

1. Her fingers were busy telling the beads of her rosary.

2. I would tell her English words and little things of Western science and learning.

3. At her age one could never tell.

4. She told us that her end was near.

Given below are four different senses of the word ‘tell’. Match the meanings to the uses listed above.

1. make something known to someone in spoken or written words

2. count while reciting

3. be sure

4. give information to somebody

Answer :

1. Ans- 2. count while reciting

2. Ans- 1. make something known to someone in spoken or written words

3. Ans- 3. be sure

4. Ans- 4. give information to somebody

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