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shrouded in mysteryobscure
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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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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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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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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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tall taleA greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.
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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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