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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.Rate it:

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sob storyA sad story told to make others feel sympathy for the teller.Rate it:

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cock-and-bull storyA far-fetched and fanciful story or tale of highly dubious validity.Rate it:

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cool story broUsed to dismiss a comment perceived as boring or pointless, or an anecdote etc. that is not true.Rate it:

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horror storyAn unpleasant or distressing experience told as a story.Rate it:

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it's a long storyThe situation is too complicated or extensive to talk about.Rate it:

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it's a long storyThe situation is too embarrassing to talk about.Rate it:

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long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.Rate it:

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same old storyWhat usually happens, a happening which is not surprising.Rate it:

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scare storyA rumour spread by a scaremonger in order to cause anxiety.Rate it:

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suite (of a serial story or article)Continuation; Continued.Rate it:

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the story goesThe story is usually depicted as follows.Rate it:

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bury the ledeTo begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts.Rate it:

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bury the leadTo begin a story with details of secondary importance to the reader while postponing more essential points or facts.Rate it:

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make outTo fabricate a story.Rate it:

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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.Rate it:

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a dark horseHaving Nothing To Do With The Color Of A Fantasy Horse, Rather An Expression Of A Winner, A Success Story, A Triumph Suddenly Developing, Revealing Itself All In A Positive Manner:Rate it:

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PMOYSInitialism of put me on your story.Rate it:

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a page turnerA story, a book, an article of great interest can become a page turner.Rate it:

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a whopperReference a statement, action, prevarication, story, hooked fish, enlarged or magnified presentation.Rate it:

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and finallyA light news story reserved for the end of a bulletin when there is a lack of more important items; typically involving animals or other features supposed to be amusing.Rate it:

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art imitates lifeThe observation that a creative work was inspired by true events; based on a true story.Rate it:

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bend the truthTo change or leave out certain facts of a story or situation, generally in order to elicit a specific response in the audience.Rate it:

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blown out of the waterAn alibi, excuse, pleading, story, testimony misrepresentation.Rate it:

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cette nouvelle n’est qu’un canardThat story is all humbug.Rate it:

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change one's tuneTo change one's story.Rate it:

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crack-upOne can 'crack-up' emotionally with laughter or tears as a result of an observation, a joke, a story, a scene, a sequence in a movie, opera, stage play or animal, baby or children;s antics:Rate it:

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c’est le refrain de la balladeIt is the old story over again.Rate it:

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c’est toujours la même rengaine (fam.)It is always the same old story.Rate it:

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c’est un conte de sa façonIt is a story of his own invention.Rate it:

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en deux motsTo cut a long story short.Rate it:

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en voilà une bonne! (i.e. plaisanterie); elle est bonne, celle-là!Oh! what a good joke! “What a cram!” That’s rather a tall story.Rate it:

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end ofA short form of end of story.Rate it:

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fait diversnews storyRate it:

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film at 11the video footage of a breaking news story will be screened later that evening.Rate it:

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fudge the factsSomeone who complains constantly but does not tell the straight story.Rate it:

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full-blownThe Whole Enchilada, 'Whole Thing', 'Fully Explained', 'Whole StoryRate it:

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il renchérit sur tout ce qu’il entend direHe caps every story he hears told.Rate it:

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killTo invent a story that conveys the death of (a character).Rate it:

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lange Rede, kurzer Sinnlong story shortRate it:

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narratio, fabulaa narrative, tale, story.Rate it:

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old chestnutA well-worn story.Rate it:

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once the toothpaste is out of the tube!Once the story is revealed, once the truth in the matter is revealed, the result is nothing can be reversed, the exposure is cast in stone.Rate it:

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se non è vero, è ben trovatoEven if it is not true, it is well conceived. / Even if it is not true, it is a good story.Rate it:

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shoot 'em upA short story, novel, television show, film, computer game, or other narrative which depicts considerable gunplay.Rate it:

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shotgunA one-story dwelling with no hallways or corridors, with the rooms arranged in a straight line. Mostly heard in the southern United States.Rate it:

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song and danceAn excessively elaborate story or excuse used to justify something.Rate it:

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spin a yarnTo tell or create a story, especially one which is lengthy or far-fetched.Rate it:

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suspend one's disbeliefTo willingly accept the premise of a story or work of art for the sake of enjoying it.Rate it:

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tall taleA greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.Rate it:

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