pray tell

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Please explain (something the requester does not yet understand).

Etymology:

  • From pray ” ) + tell.
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Pray tell us, how will they fare while you are away?

Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'pray tell':

pray tellExpressing incredulity, please explain (some claim or position the speaker doubts).
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