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shrouded in mysteryobscure
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horror storyAn unpleasant or distressing experience told as a story.
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scare storyA rumour spread by a scaremonger in order to cause anxiety.
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sob storyA sad story told to make others feel sympathy for the teller.
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long story shortIntroducing a short version of, or simply the conclusion of, an involved story.
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same old storyWhat usually happens, a happening which is not surprising.
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cock-and-bull storyA far-fetched and fanciful story or tale of highly dubious validity.
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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.
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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.
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make outTo fabricate a story.
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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:
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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.
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anyone's guessA mystery, something unpredictable.
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bend somebody's earSorry to bend your ear with the whole story, but I think you ought to know.
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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.
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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.
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change one's tuneTo change one's story.
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end ofA short form of end of story.
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full-blownThe Whole Enchilada, 'Whole Thing', 'Fully Explained', 'Whole Story
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killTo invent a story that conveys the death of (a character).
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old chestnutA well-worn story.
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shoot 'em upA short story, novel, television show, film, computer game, or other narrative which depicts considerable gunplay.
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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.
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song and danceAn excessively elaborate story or excuse used to justify something.
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spin a yarnTo tell or create a story, especially one which is lengthy or far-fetched.
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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.
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tall taleA greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.
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The EndUsed traditionally at the end of a story.
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the rest is historyUsed to indicate that one does not need to give extra details about a story as it is too complicated or already well-known.
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truth will outA mystery will always be solved, or a truth will always be discoveredTruth will eventually and inevitably be discovered.
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