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horror story

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhorror storyˈhorror ˌstory noun [countable]  1 informalRUMOUR/RUMOR a report about bad experiences, bad conditions etc horror stories about patients being given the wrong drugs2 STORYa story in which strange and frightening things happen
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horror storyBut it couldn't have come at a worse time, given that their volatile relationship has turned into a horror story.The tie-up had been a favorite horror story that Jemmalee enjoyed telling to Carol when Carol was beginning to under-stand tyranny.This true-life horror story coming out of Los Angeles a few years back became an instant media sensation.Tell us your medical horror story.
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