Definition of tell a different story
- He said he wasn't at the scene of the crime, but the fingerprints tell a different story.
: to relate in detail : narrate
: to give utterance to : say
: to make known : divulge, reveal
: an inadvertent behavior or mannerism that betrays a poker player's true thoughts, intentions, or emotions
: hill, mound
: partly or totally unlike in nature, form, or quality : dissimilar
: not the same: such as
: an account of incidents or events
: to narrate or describe in story
: to adorn with a story or a scene from history
: the space in a building between two adjacent floor levels or between a floor and the roof
: a set of rooms in such a space
: a unit of measure equal to the height of the story of a building
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