tell apart

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tell apart (third-person singular simple present tells apart, present participle telling apart, simple past and past participle told apart)

  1. (idiomatic) To perceive things as different, or to perceive their difference itself; to differentiate, distinguish, discriminate.
    They are identical twins, and if they dress the same, everybody has trouble telling them apart.

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