tell (someone's) fortune

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tell (someone's) fortune

To (profess to) anticipate and inform someone about certain outcomes or events in their near or distant future. This old lady in the apartment next to mine offered to tell my fortune for ten bucks. I never go in for stuff like that, but I'll admit that I'm a bit curious.
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The Runes never tell fortunes, nor do they predict future events.
The parrot spoke some Yiddish and knew enough Italian to tell fortunes. So I reasoned that if the fortune-teller could be in the Italian part of Harlem for one week, he could be in the rest of Harlem at other times, so that's where Solly came from.
In Sibat's case, the charges seem to center on a call-in talk show he hosted on a Lebanese satellite station where he would tell fortunes and give advice.
Some Iranian fortune-tellers predict the future based on Tarot card readings while others tell fortunes by looking at the coffee dregs, which remain at the bottom of thick Turkishstyle coffee.
Cute Sak can record secrets, tell fortunes and compliment her friends.
One of the main characters that comes to mind is the Indian who used to tell fortunes. His head-dress was absolutely fantastic.
Such a person would be able to heal all sorts of diseases, tell fortunes and provide spiritual protection.