a long story

noun

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: a description of how something happened that is complicated to explain "Why are you late?" "It's a long story. I'll tell you later."

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“A long story.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20long%20story. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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