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.
See also: fortune, tell
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Because, of course, if you wear them out at night you run the risk of men giving you money to do more than tell their fortune. Fashion, when you think about it, consistently makes fools of us and, occasionally actually endangers us (those Vivienne Westwood wedges, for example, not to mention my hotpants).
The wives of two soldiers serving in France - Louise Hatton and Alice Bullock - invited the defendant to tell their fortunes by means of cards.
A NIGHTCLUB is doing roaring business with women after hiring a resident psychic to tell their fortunes in the loo.