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MeiSam Kh What's the meaning of "tell upon someone" ? any synonyms?A child might "tell on" another child when the second child has been naughty.
I have never seen "tell upon" -- do you have more context?
‘You know, Pip,’ said Joe, solemnly, with his last bite
in his cheek and speaking in a confidential voice, as if we
two were quite alone, ‘you and me is always friends, and
I’d be the last to tell upon you, any time. But such a—’ he
moved his chair and looked about the floor between us,
and then again at me - ‘such a most oncommon Bolt as
tell on somebodyI don't think 'tell upon' is any different from 'tell on' in this context.
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