half the story


used to say that there are other matters in addition to what was stated
The restaurant has great desserts, but that's only/just half the story. It also has wonderful entertainment.

Examples of half the story in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Meta’s researchers achieved this partially through sheer model size, but that’s only half the story. IEEE Spectrum, 24 July 2023 But 19th-century furnishings and sculptures tell only half the story: the Rahr-West Art Museum also counts a permanent collection of modernist and postwar pieces by luminaries like Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe, Frank Stella, and Andy Warhol. Nicholas Derenzo, Travel + Leisure, 30 Apr. 2023 Results are always just half the story when news on Brenner Souza da Silva is percolating, and that's certainly been the case lately. The Enquirer, 28 Apr. 2023 But last May, three physicists proved that the 1969 verdict was only half the story. Kevin Hartnett, Quanta Magazine, 18 Apr. 2023

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“Half the story.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/half%20the%20story. Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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