spin a tale

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Definition of spin a tale

: to make up a story She spun a tale about her car breaking down to explain why she was late.

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“Spin a tale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spin%20a%20tale. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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