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Definition of Told

  • imp. & p. p. of Tell.

How to use told in a sentence. Told pronunciation.

And now, David, I have told thee all, nearly.
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He had read the malice behind their words, and there had flashed into his own mind tales told him, with every circumstance of accuracy, of deaths within and without the Palace.
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First, Nahoum told the story of David's coming, and Kaid's treatment of himself, the foreshadowing of his own doom.
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The girl David saved had told him her own name, and had given him the name of the hotel at which she was staying.
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To-day they told me at the Palace that his carriage was seen to leave with himself and Mizraim the Chief Eunuch.
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Then he added scornfully: "When an Englishman in England leaves office, no matter how unfaithful, though he be a friend of any country save his own, they send him to the House of Lords-or so I was told in France when I was there.
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David told him, and he clapped his hands.
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Him she told, and Mahommed laid the matter before me this morning.
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Then in strong, unmerciful voice he laid Achmet's crime before them, and told the story of the bridge-opener, who had that day expiated his crime in the desert by the hands of Mahommed-but not with torture, as Mahommed had hoped might be.
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Swiftly she told her dreadful tale, how, after Achmet had murdered all of her except her body, she rose up to kill herself; but fainting, fell upon a burning brazier, and her hand thrust accidentally in the live coals felt no pain.
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Are we not also loudly called upon to lay aside this prophane Diversion, by the late dreadful Storm, terrible beyond that which we are told was felt in the Year 1636?
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And if you stood in a dark room and your neighbors in the next had lights, the shadows on your canvas told queer secrets sometimes!
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We were told that the distance was eleven miles.
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Any child, any Injun, could have told you that he'd buck; he is the very worst devil to buck on the continent of America.
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I told Col. Whitman, in times past, that the neighborhood of Dayton (Nevada) betrayed no present or previous manifestations of a ligneous foundation, and that hence I had no confidence in his lauded coal mines.
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I have also told you that the country about here is pregnant with the finest mill sites in the world.
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I said nothing about this, for some instinct told me that I might possibly have an exaggerated idea about it, and so if I betrayed my thought I might bring derision upon myself.
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But told her she durst not make use of the Remedy, she had propounded, First, because it was Sinful, and Secondly because it was very hazardous; for her Husband being sensible of his own Imbecility, was so extreamly Jealous, tho she had never given him any Cause, it would render all attempts of that Nature very difficult to manage; and it would be much better to desist from attempting it, than to Miscarry in the Attempts.
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And therefore gives up herself intirely to the Conduct of this Old Bawd: Who told her she would acquaint the Gentleman that had so great a Passion for her; that he was not unacceptable to her, and order him to pass by the door, to and fro, several times the next day, that so she might see him out of her Chamber-Window, after which Interview, they wou'd concert the measures that were to be taken, in order to their coming together.
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This being agreed upon, the old Bawd took her leave of the young Lady for that Time; and goes to a Spark with whom she was in Fee, and told him what a prize she had procured for him, and order'd him to Equip himself to the best advantage, and walk to and fro before the Window at such a time, when he should see her.
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Examples of Told

Example #1
Remains to say that thy one letter did our hearts good.
Example #2
And tell him who is beyond and away in Egypt that old Soolsby's busy making a chair for him to sit in when the scarlet cloth is spread, and the East and West come to salaam before him.
Example #3
Also he was now aware that Nahoum had mocked him.
Example #4
He was concerned to make it clear that he was not wholly beguiled.
Example #5
Then of David and the girl, and the dead body he had seen; of the escape of the girl, of David's return with Kaid-all exactly as it had happened, save that he did; not mention the name of the dead man.
Example #6
There flashed before his mind the scene of death in which his own father had lain, butchered like a beast in the shambles, a victim to the rage of Ibrahim Pasha, the son of Mehemet Ali.