recount (something) to (one)

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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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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