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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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.