tell the time
This page is about the collocation tell the time
collocation pattern: verb + noun
to be able to look at a clock, a sundial, stars, etc. and know what time it is
- Can your little boy tell the time yet?
- Ancient Egyptians told the time by looking at sundials.
Also "tell time" (Am. English)
He said "Can you tell the time?", and I said
Contributor: Matt Errey