Say or Tell

Tell someone. Say something.

  • I am telling you that it is my book.
    (Telling someone/you)
  • I say that it is mine.
    (Say something/that it is)
  • Anthony tells me you have a new job.
  • Anthony says you have a new job.
  • Tara told John that she loved him.
  • Tara said, ‘I love you.’