Meaning of ANNOUNCE in English

ANNOUNCE

verb

BAD : The following day their father suddenly announced them that he was leaving.

GOOD : The following day their father suddenly announced (to them) that he was leaving.

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After announce , use to before the listener: 'Shortly after losing the heavyweight title, he announced (to the world's press) that he was retiring from the ring.'

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