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Post by Cosmos » Wed Oct 20, 2004 6:00 am

Hello, teacher!

Which is the natural colloquial verb?
- He called her to inform/tell/say the new.

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Post by Alan » Wed Oct 20, 2004 1:18 pm

' TELL her the news' would be the natural expression.

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