Examples of telling in a Sentence
Her experience is a telling example of why the nation's educational system needs to be changed.
The most telling moment in the case was when the victim took the stand.
Recent Examples of telling from the Web
Center Zaza Pachulia insisted that her input might have had a telling influence on the opening game, where Durant played a starring role with 38 points.
Often the most telling aspect is whether the Heat summon a player for a repeat workout closer to the draft.
Perhaps the most telling graphic is this chart of historical staffing levels provided by the FCC in its 2018 budget estimate to Congress.
Perhaps the most telling response is the progress made by the students who tested iCare.
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Synonym Discussion of telling
TELLING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of telling for English Language Learners
: producing a strong or important effect
: giving information about someone or something without intending to
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