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tell t'other from which

Definition of tell t'other from which in English:

British humorous Tell one from the other: we’ve mixed the whole show up till you can’t tell t’other from which
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  • I think some had come in twice, but they were so alike one couldn't tell t'other from which.
  • ‘You see, there's such a many children all about: and come to change their clothes, and crop their hair, it's hard to tell t'other from which,’ said the policeman meditatively; and then, suddenly resuming his official dignity, added, ‘You mustn't never get over that fence again, though: mind that, young man.’
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