tell a different story

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Definition of tell a different story

: to show that something different is true from what someone says is true He said he wasn't at the scene of the crime, but the fingerprints tell a different story.

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“Tell a different story.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tell%20a%20different%20story. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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