tell apart

verb

(tr, adverb) to distinguish between; discerncan you tell the twins apart?

Nearby words

  1. teliospore,
  2. telium,
  3. telkom,
  4. tell,
  5. tell a thing or two,
  6. tell el amarna,
  7. tell it like it is,
  8. tell it to the marines,
  9. tell me,
  10. tell off

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Idioms and Phrases with tell apart

tell apart

Discern or distinguish, as in It's hard to tell the twins apart. [First half of 1900s]

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