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shrouded in mysteryobscureRate it:

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Banbury story of a cock and a bullA roundabout, nonsensical story.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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horror storyAn unpleasant or distressing experience told as a story.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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sob storyA sad story told to make others feel sympathy for the teller.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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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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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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anyone's guessA mystery, something unpredictable.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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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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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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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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end ofA short form of end of story.Rate it:

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

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killTo invent a story that conveys the death of (a character).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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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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The EndUsed traditionally at the end of a story.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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