the story goes

idiom

used to say that one is telling a story heard from other people
The story goes that after he died, he haunted the house.
She was very depressed or so the story goes.

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“The story goes.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20story%20goes. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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