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telling

Passing information about radar tracks to other units or formations. See also track telling.
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I know I would if I were free, only I don't want to be free My dear, this quite upset me, and I feel I cannot write of happiness just at once, after telling you of it,and I don't wish to tell of the number Three until it can be all happy.
If you should ever get so far as this in this long letter, you will perhaps say, Surely Little Dorrit will not leave off without telling me something about her travels, and surely it is time she did.
Jones and old Billy Maunders all telling you that they had caught it.
Telling Lies: The Irrepressible Truth was written by a team of psychologists at the Cardiff University and first appeared in the online journal Plos One last year.
10 : to act as evidence <They had smiles telling of success.
This first book introduces her story, telling of her position as a rookie with the law-enforcing Provost's Guard in the capital city of Tortall and her new assignment to the dangerous city of her birth.
Magistro knew she was obligated to act, telling Church & State that it was the school district's responsibility to "protect the rights of all the students.
In the end, telling the truth is difficult but liberating for all three young people.
He'll have to raise a new army to put the alliance back together, find and rescue a potential leader, and end a civil war in this thriller telling of a world's vast changes.
Thank you for telling me about this very serious matter.
But then at the house afterwards, when people were sitting around drinking coffee and talking quietly and telling stories about my dad and hugging my mom, a guy came up to me and said, Can I talk to you a minute?
Telling at least would ease the emotionally taxing debate in my head.