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
References in classic literature ?
Then it behoves me to tell your fortune; or so far as I may.
'Mother wants to tell your fortune,' said Mr Dorman, in a hoarse aside.
'Shall I tell your fortune for the journey, Arkady Ivanovitch?' She was a great hand at telling fortunes.
Parrots who can tell your fortune. Compared to a cookie, there's interaction involved.
Or, if you want a more basic bite, try Boathouse No 7 - don't miss the creepy 'tell your fortune' and 'laughing sailor' penny slot machines at the back - or pop in to the Mary Rose Cafe, which adjoins the museum shop.
And there were people ready to tell your fortune for a hand crossed with silver.
Used to tell your fortune - normally by an old woman who has never tired of conning people out of their hard-earned cash - the Queen, if selected, normally means that a lifetime of prosperity and security is guaranteed.
Tarot reading to tell your fortune and see into your future'.
Sometimes there would be a knock on the door and there would be a woman in black with a coloured shawl wanting to tell your fortune and selling pegs.
They're here to tell your fortune - and with luck make you a fortune.
Every high street or pub could have a Mortality Machine, like a Tell Your Fortune kiosk at the Pleasure Beach.
Then with persistent persuasion: "May I tell your fortune? Only a shilling."
During this two-hour theatrical experience we are free to explore Kalypso's surreal world, where hairdressers tell your fortune, gardeners mourn the loss of the bees and her sailor lover weaves a boat everyday only to take it apart every evening.