Usage examples for tells

  1. " My robot tells me. – Where the World is Quiet by Henry Kuttner
  2. He tells them what to eat and what to wear. – Salvation Syrup; Or, Light On Darkest England by G. W. Foote
  3. But something tells me that she will. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  4. Always tells me what dress she'll wear- and then afterwards how people liked it. – Wych Hazel by Susan and Anna Warner
  5. He tells me that nothing is done for me; but it is only that I may understand how much more is done for you. – An Old Man's Love by Anthony Trollope
  6. There's a look in his eyes which tells wonderful things. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  7. She is making a visit somewhere, Mrs. Busby tells me. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  8. My cousin told me the story, and she tells it in her own way, in the letter. – Four Meetings by Henry James
  9. And so-" she smiled-" Mr. Green tells me it was my fault." – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  10. " So my wife tells me," returned Wingfold with a smile. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  11. If he tells us that he didn't mean anything wrong, that will be enough; and people may say what they please, and think what they please." – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  12. I'll wait till I've done something that tells itself. – A Summer in Leslie Goldthwaite's Life. by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  13. He tells me of a letter from my father which he will keep to read to me at his coming to town again. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  14. Fr'm what she tells me old Gabe is pretty well worked up about it. – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  15. I goes to her and tells her you must stay there. – The Revolution in Tanner's Lane by Mark Rutherford
  16. Th' janius always tells th' bartinder. – Observations by Mr. Dooley by Finley Peter Dunne
  17. She tells me her father is coming home for Christmas. – A Maid of Many Moods by Virna Sheard
  18. He did much, and he tells as much about it. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  19. He never tells me. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  20. No English gentleman tells a lie- Oswald knows that, of course. – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit