tail vs. tale – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Tail

Definition:

the posterior part of the body of a vertebrate especially when elongated and extending beyond the trunk or main part of the body

Examples:

the tail of the storm, The dog's wagging his tail.

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Tale

Definition:

a story that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program

Examples:

his tale was interesting

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