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tell me

Also, tell me about it. I know, I agree with you, as in Since the layoffs I have been overloaded with work-Tell me! or We had a hard time finding the place.-Tell me about it! It took me all morning. Identical to a literal request to be told about something, this expression must be distinguished from it by the context and the speaker's tone. [Colloquial; second half of 1900s]
See also: tell

ˈtell me

(spoken) used to introduce a question: Tell me, have you had lunch yet?
See also: tell
References in classic literature ?
Dolly, darling, he has spoken to me, but I want to hear it from you: tell me about it.