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'Tell to maam' is a toadyism to project 'good student' behaviour used by school students showing early symptoms of ass-licking and sycophancy.
Equivalent to 2nd degree torture in school
(take to the principal = 3rd degree torture)

Usage

Naughty kid : Hey, lets write names on the teacher's desk with our compass

Aspiring Monitor of the class : You should not do that otherwise I will tell to maam. She will take you to the principal

Added 2011-07-28 by Behenjigaga