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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Tell’. Over 50 Sentences


Tell — US. [tel], UK. [tel]

Main meanings:

  1. To communicate information, facts, or details to someone.
  2. To narrate or relate a story or series of events.
  3. To reveal or make known something to another person.


10 simple sentences:

  • Tell me a funny story.
  • She can tell jokes well.
  • Don’t tell anyone the secret.
  • I want to tell you something.
  • Can you tell me more?
  • He loves to tell tales.
  • Tell us about your day.
  • I often tell stories.
  • Please tell the truth.
  • I’ll tell you later.


The sentences from movies:

Why don’t you tell her yourself. – Liar Liar (1997)

He won’t tell me. – A Star is Born (2018)

Jack, let me tell you this. – Boogie Nights (1997)

Tell them to beat it. – The Equalizer 3 (2023)

Tell me about it later. – The Karate Kid (1984)

Oh, tell me, Maria. – The Secret Life of Pets (2016)

I wanna tell you the truth. – Spider-Man 2 (2004)

Time will tell, councillor. – The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

Tell me about Peter. – Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

What are you trying to tell me? – Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Willie tell you why? – Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Tell them to fix it! – Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

I’ll tell you how long: One year! – Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

I didn’t tell him anything. – Iron Man 3 (2013)

But why didn’t you tell me this sooner? – Ant-Man (2015)

I called to tell you that she’s safe. – The Mother (2023)

Tell them you’re going to a friend’s. – Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Tell me about him. – Kandahar (2023)

They didn’t tell me. – The Avengers (2012)

I have to tell your father. – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022)

Tell me about yourself. – Three Thousand Years of Longing (2022)

Blaine, tell them we’re deviating south for weather. – Cast Away (2000)

Tell me about this. – Goodfellas (1990)

It’s what I’ve been trying to tell you. – Free Guy (2021)

Go where they tell me to go. – San Andreas (2015)

What’d I tell you, baby, huh? – Remember the Titans (2000)

So tell us, Malcolm. – Malcolm & Marie (2021)

Tell her, you have beautiful eyes. – Rio (2011)

Tell me, are you married? – Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

You’re gonna tell them I’m not. – The Gray Man (2022)

I’m not going to tell anyone. – The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

I’ll tell Mike I’m sick. – Blue Velvet (1986)

He’ll tell you everything. – Lucky Number Slevin (2006)

Tell them it’s important. – Tetris (2023)

Didn’t you tell me you had another sister? – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Tell you what I’ve got. – Trainspotting (1996)

Don’t tell me what I need. – Fatal Attraction (1987)

You want to tell me why? – World War Z (2013)

Tell me, what do you see? – Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

You know, I tell you. – Do the Right Thing (1989)

F’Nale, tell me something good. – Ready Player One (2018)

Tell us something. – Plane (2023)

Yeah, tell me about it. – The Last American Virgin (1982)

Tell her not to do it again. – Schindler’s List (1993)

Kimberly, tell us what happened. – Final Destination 2 (2003)

So, tell me something, Arthur. – Zodiac (2007)

Don’t tell me to calm down. – A Thousand and One (2023)

Tell O’Brien to send in troops. – Them! (1954)

Does everyone have a tell?Casino Royale (2006)

He didn’t tell her! – Moonstruck (1987)

Now, tell me, dear. – The Parent Trap (1998)