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tell (someone) a thing or two
сказать кому-либо кое-что (неприятное)My cousin took my laptop without my permission and I am going to tell her a thing or two.
tell (someone) a thing or two (about something)
сказать кому-либо кое-что (неприятное), ругать кого-либоMy cousin took my laptop without my permission, and I am going to tell her a thing or two.
tell (someone) off
бранить, отчитать, распекать кого-либоI had meant to tell Anna off, but she didn't turn up that day.
tell (someone) to his or her face
сказать кому-либо прямо в лицоWe are going to tell Willy to his face that he had let us down.
tell (someone) where to get off
ругать кого-либо, пробиратьRick was playing loud music late at night and I told him where to get off.
tell apart (two things or people)
отличать (одно от другого)The puppies look so much alike; it's difficult to tell them apart.
tell it like it is
говорить как есть, говорить правдуI decided to be honest with my friend concerning our relationship and tell it like it is.
tell on (someone)
рассказать о чьём-либо проступкеMarcia told on her younger brother for having eaten all of the ice-cream.
сказать сколько времени на часах (говорится обыкновенно о детях)"Can you little daughter tell time yet?"