Definition of 'tell-tale'
Example sentences containing 'tell-tale'
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With hindsight, were there any tell-tale signs? Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only clues are tell-tale changes in behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The tell-tale symptom is a whitening of the pupil picked up by a camera flash. The Sun (2008)The offices are oldfashioned but have the tell-tale signs of a young company. Times, Sunday Times (2015)So it might be timely this week to examine our own relationships for the tell-tale signs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Smoke wafting from behind the bike sheds used to be one of the tell-tale signs. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Ask your hairdresser for the tell-tale signs. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And she wants to train more public sector staff to spot the tell-tale signs of extremism. The Sun (2016)But the tell-tale signs were there. The Sun (2008)A desire to take their dinner up to their room is also a tell-tale sign. The Sun (2012)Sometimes it is just the tell-tale smell around the tangled ruins of a house through which no one has the strength or nerve to sift. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The campaign explains the tell-tale signs that a cannabis farm exists and how people can ensure the information they have gets to the police in confidence. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Sadly, the tell-tale signs of an affair had been there as is often the case. The Sun (2015)It also details how to spot the tell-tale warning signs of undue risk-taking and cosmetic accounting. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But when done badly, it changes surroundings and leaves tell-tale signs such as warped furniture. The Sun (2014)Simply invoke the tell-tale signs of his chosen segment, and he will know that your product is for people like me. Christianity Today (2000)Could you therefore look through these lists, keep an eye on your youngsters and spot the tell-tale signs of drug use? Taking Drugs Seriously (1994)As a coach, you are watching all the time for all the little clues and tell-tale signs that confirm or deny that. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Should you have spotted any of these three tell-tale signs, you need to modify your eating habits and be more selective about what you eat. POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)
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