Tell That To The Marines!

Also: Tell it to the marines Meaning of Idiom ‘Tell That to the Marines’ Tell that (or it) to the Marines is an interjection used to express disbelief or incredulity. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2McIntosh, Colin. Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary. Cambridge University Press, 2013. Examples Of Use “I once saw an alligator climbing … Read more

Tell Apart

Meaning of Idiom Tell (someone, something) Apart: to be able to distinguish one thing or person from another; to see the difference between two things or two people. 1Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995.,2Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010. Usage Tell apart is usually used with can or cannot as in “I can … Read more