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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
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The Gore campaign, which was moving ahead with an appeal to have the Florida Supreme Court reverse a lower court ruling denying its bid to have 14,000 disputed ballots manually recounted, declared the ruling in Atlanta a victory.
Ballots to be recounted will then include the 1,284 ballot boxes from Negros Oriental.
The commission determines which ballots need to be recounted and which do not.
during Monday's School Committee recount about half of the 50 precincts had been recounted.
Republicans, however, argued the vote has been counted and recounted and according to state law certification had to be completed by a week after election day, which is now nine days ago.
When on July 29 invalid votes were recounted, the lead of his opponent increased to 129 votes.
The ballot papers from 242 polling stations are currently being recounted in the constituency in the presence of Rafique and PTI representative Shoaib Siddiqui.
There were ballots recounted from Camarines Sur so they have moved immediately to Iloilo)," she told the Manila Bulletin when asked if the ballots from the two provinces will be recounted at the same time.
In the 2004 presidential election, the Green Party had votes recounted in Ohio, where a net difference of 285 votes was found.
While the focus of the recount was to determine the winner of the sixth seat, the votes for all 10 school board candidates had to be recounted.
The former Secretary of State said that since the unofficial tally of recounted Florida votes showed Mr Bush with only a narrow lead, 'there is some risk, I suppose, George Bush could lose when those overseas ballots are counted.
Ballots for NA-129 (Lahore-VII), where former National Assembly speaker Ayaz Sadiq was declared victorious against PTI's Aleem Khan, will also be recounted, while requests by his fellow PML-N ticket-holders Baleeghur Rehman (NA-170, Bahawalpur-I), Rana Muhammad Hayat Khan (NA-140, Kasur-I), Rana Afzaal Hussain (NA-119, Sheikhupura-I) and Rana Mohammad Afzal (NA-110, Faisalabad-X) have also been accepted.
Colorio is the winner of the sixth and final elected School Committee seat, the votes for all 10 school board candidates on the ballot have to be recounted.
Yesterday, the ballots were recounted by hand, showing that 1,129 were cast in favor of the question and 1,123 against, according to Town Clerk Andrew T.