tell a tale
- . to reveal something important
Example Sentences Including 'tell a tale'
Camp Fire is hard to assess but the betting will tell a tale.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
Chaucer chose to tell a tale about pagans, and the fatal result is inevitable: secular life offers no happy endings, only death.
Chaucer's `Troilus and Criseyde
He had an Irish mother and could tell a tale and usually did.
Coffin on the Water
If he survived, he would hear witness as no one had ever done before: He would tell a tale of near-extinction from the survivor's side.
Its financial indicators in the 5 years between 1992-93 and 1997-98 tell a tale of top-level performances.
Business Today (1998)
The newest numbers, the opinions of 1,351 Albertans collected in the last few days by JMCK polling, tell a tale of triumph.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
Then again, he was able to tell a tale of how going to Arsenal games helped him to bond with his distant, divorced father.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
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