Learn English Irregular Verbs - Retell

retell /ˌriːˈtel/

  • to tell again or differently, esp. a story:

    The movie retells the story of Romeo and Juliet.
    In retelling stories, children demonstrate their comprehension of story details and sequence.
    The teacher retold the tales in her own words.
    One of the most fascinating aspects of history is that stories from the past can be retold many times, and each time new lessons can be learned and new aspects of the stories can be highlighted.

Past simple

  • retold  /ˌriːˈtəʊld/

  • retelled

Past participle

  • retold  /ˌriːˈtəʊld/

  • retelled

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