who can tell


used to say that something cannot be predicted
Who can tell what will happen next season?

Examples of who can tell in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sometimes the child who can tell you everything there is to know about dinosaurs or baseball statistics or the solar system grows up to be a groundbreaking scientist or a brilliant entrepreneur. Cheri Lucas Rowlands, Longreads, 27 Mar. 2024 Isn’t there someone in his camp who can tell him these jokes are half-baked? William Earl, Variety, 27 Dec. 2023 Meanwhile, employers are scrambling to incorporate AI into their work, in some case offering high-six-figure salaries to experts who can tell them how to do it. Nerd Wallet, oregonlive, 4 Sep. 2023 Babies grow up to be kids who can tell their parents about themselves, and the labels they're assigned at birth don't always match their feelings about themselves. Alex Hazlett, Parents, 14 Aug. 2023 Our category is, is this an extraordinary, powerful story, and who is the great filmmaker who can tell it in the deepest, most profound, most compelling way? Addie Morfoot, Variety, 28 July 2023 Or take the sketch where Robinson is a party guest who can tell Steven Yeun doesn’t like his birthday gift, and demands the gift receipt back to prove Yeun is lying. Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 30 May 2023

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“Who can tell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/who%20can%20tell. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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