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recount (something) to (one)

To narrate or share the facts or details of some experience or story to one. I recounted my harrowing journey to my teacher, who didn't seem to believe me. He delighted in recounting the tale to a new audience of students every year.
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recount something to someone

to tell something to someone; to narrate a series of events, in order. Carl recounted the events of the day to his wife. The strange events were recounted by a number of people.
See also: recount, to
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Curran's legal team requested a recount of 66 precincts, at a cost of about $15,000, and the request was recently granted.
The PET said that the figures Robredo cited in her plea are "speculative." Macalintal, in the motion, also claimed thatafter the ballot recount, Robredo's winning margin in the three pilot provinces jumped to 278,215, which is 15,742 votes more than what the 2016 election returns showed.
Republican People's Party (CHP) mayoral candidate Ekrem Imamoglu told Turkey's Fox TV he did not expect the gap between his party and the AKP to change substantially when the recount in the country's largest city was completed.
Recounts are a scarcity in Arizona, thanks to state law that only triggers an automatic recount if the margin goes as low as one-tenth of 1 percent of the total votes cast for the top two candidates, or 200 votes, whichever number is lower.
The result of the initial ballot recount, which covers 5,418 clustered precincts from these provinces, will determine if the rest of Marcos' case has merit.
On the night of the election, Ting said he will formally request a recount, and then lodged an application with the CEC.
Nelson, who was trailing by 12,100 votes in his battle against Republican Scott, too filed a lawsuit wanting federal courts to throw out Florida's recount deadlines.
He pleaded with the court to issue directions for a complete recount of polled votes besides stopping notification of respondent candidate till the completion of the process.
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court (SC) suspended the LHC's order for a vote recount in NA-131 (Lahore).
Rafique's legal counsel contended that a recount request is valid if the victory margin is less than five per cent.
Rafique took to twitter today to condemn the decision to halt the recount. 'Halting the recount has cast doubts on the entire process,' he wrote.
On August 4, LHC judge Justice Mamoon Rashid Sheik had ordered the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to recount votes in NA-131, on Saad Rafique's petition.
LAHORE -- PTI Chairperson Imran Khan has approached the Supreme Court against the Lahore High Court's decision ordering a recount of votes in Lahore's NA-131.
PESHAWAR:Following a vote recount in the PK-70 constituency of Peshawar on Thursday, Awami National Party (ANP) candidate Khush Dil Khan emerged victoriousagainst Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf's (PTI) candidate Shah Farman.