can't tell you

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - can't tell you

"can't tell you"

an expression used to vastly increase the strength of a statement


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - can't tell you

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  How was your trip?

Friend 2:  It was awesome, thank you.  And thank you for looking after my dog while I was away.  I can't tell you how very grateful I am.

Friend 1:  No problem.  It was fun.

Friend 2:  In fact, I am so grateful that I brought you a one-liter bottle of rum.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - can't tell you

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  I hear you participated in an Iron Man Triathlon?

Friend 2:  I did the Triathlon last month in Hawaii.

Friend 1:  It must have been difficult.

Friend 2:  You know even with one year of training, I can't tell you how really hard it was just to finish the race.

can't tell you - Usage:


Usage Frequency Index:   3,895   click for frequency by country

can't tell you - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for can't tell you.

can't tell you - Examples:

1)  I wasn't looking forward to a long and bumpy ride. So I can't tell you how delighted I was when we spotted a pod just off North Head as ...

2)  OMG I can't tell you how fabulous they are!

3)  So I nailed it, and I can't tell you how good it felt.

4)  I can't tell you how relieved I was when I got off the phone!

5)  I can't tell you how pleased I was with myself at actually being able to water ski.

6)  God I can't tell you how good it feels to know I was not the only person who felt ...

7)  I can't tell you how many complaints I have posted only to get the same old generic answer ...

8)  I had my implant taken out last wed 14th Feb and i can't tell you all how much better i feel.

9)  I can't tell you how simple I find these arguments: so simple that I've hardly bothered to ...

10)  I can't tell you how good this is! Have a listen and find out for yourself!

11)  I can't tell you how angry it made me seeing Song and Sheyi Adebiyor smiling and exchanging secret ...

12)  I can't tell you how impressed I am with Mancini.

13)  I can't tell you how embarrassed I am looking back at how unprepared I was for past interviews.

14)  I can't tell you how frustrated and upset we are about BP and how they are handling this.

15)  I can't tell you how many Android phones I have had to reset and wipe because someone either ...

16)  Can't tell you how many doctors here look at me like I am nuts. 

17)  I just can't tell you how much this post resonated with my own ideas.

18)  Awesome If you can I Would be Well i just can't tell you how awesome it would be to come see this house I'm in the ...

19)  Love love love that I can eat salad. I can't tell you how good it is to sit down to a plate full of fresh crunchy ...

20)  Although I don't live there anymore, I can't tell you how many people I knew over the years who lost their lives needlessly ...