English version

I can’t tell you

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishI can’t tell youI can’t tell youa) SECRETused to say that you cannot tell someone something because it is a secret ‘Where are you taking me?’ ‘I can’t tell you; it would spoil the surprise.’ b) DESCRIBEused to say that you cannot express your feelings or describe something properlyI can’t tell you how/why/what etc I can’t tell you how worried I’ve been. tell
Examples from the Corpus
I can’t tell you"So is Maggie really pregnant?" "I can't tell you."I can't tell you how grateful I am for your help.
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