Also, tell me about it. I know, I agree with you, as in Since the layoffs I have been overloaded with work—Tell me! or We had a hard time finding the place.—Tell me about it! It took me all morning. Identical to a literal request to be told about something, this expression must be distinguished from it by the context and the speaker’s tone. [ ; second half of 1900s ]
- Tell me about it
tell it to Sweeney
noun 1. a village in SE Iraq, between the lower Tigris and Euphrates: site of the ancient Sumerian city of Lagash.
- Tell someone off
tell it to the Marines
- Tell someone where to get off
tell the world tell someone where to get off see: tell off