pray tell

idiom

Definition of pray tell

old-fashioned
used for emphasis to demand an answer when asking someone for a reason, explanation, etc. Why should I trust them, pray tell?What were you doing, pray tell?

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“Pray tell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pray%20tell. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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