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Said or Told

Do you know when to use said and when to use told? Some students find these words confusing. This article should clarify things for you. Rules and Examples RULE: Say cannot be followed by a direct personal object (for example, me, him, her, us, them, John, Peter, Mary). Use told instead. INCORRECT: I said her to send me the document. CORRECT: I told her to send

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