English version

cock and bull story

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcock and bull storycock and bull storyBritish EnglishUNTRUE a story or excuse that is silly and unlikely but is told as if it were true a cock and bull story about the dog eating her homework cock
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cock and bull storyHe gave me a cock and bull story about the glass being smashed by hailstones.
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