tell apart

phrasal verb
told apart; telling apart; tells apart

Definition of tell apart

: to see what the differences are between (people or things) : to identify (people or things that look similar to each other) It's hard to tell the twins apart.

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“Tell apart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tell%20apart. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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