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What Does PTM Mean?PTM means "Please Tell Me." On chat forums or social media, PTM mostly means "Please Tell Me." Be aware, however, that it can also mean Parent Teacher Meeting or Polygyny Threshold Model.
Summary of Key Points"Please Tell Me" is the most common definition for PTM on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok.
|Definition:||Please Tell Me|
2: Quite easy to guess
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Image for PTMWhen I write PTM, I mean this:
PTM (Please Tell Me) requests information.
Examples of PTM in SentencesHere are examples of PTM being used in conversations:
- Tony: PTM What's the dress code for this evening?
- Jordan: Onesies.
- Tony: PTM what Alfred said yesterday.
- Jordan: Nope.
An Academic Look at PTMPTM is mostly used to start of an imperative sentence (i.e., an order), although it can be a standalone order too.
Of note, PTM is an initialism abbreviation. Technically, this means it is pronounced using its individual letters (i.e., Pee Tee Em), but as this is harder to say than "please tell me," it is not often uttered using its letters. In other words, the abbreviation PTM is for efficiency in writing and not efficiency in speech.
What Did We Say before Texting and Social Media?Before the digital era, we might have said something like "what's the score" instead of PTM.
Example of PTM Used in a Text
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