English version

it’s a different story

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishit’s a different storyit’s a different storyused to say that something is not what you expect it to be It looks like a big house, but inside it’s a different story. story
Examples from the Corpus
it’s a different storyBetween races it was a different story.But his recent speeches, carried on the Internet and in church publications, tell a different story.But it is a different story when we focus on phonological change.It means that if the engineer comes up with a different story they can use this to embarrass the plaintiff at trial.Lee told a different story in her lawsuit.Perhaps if people had spoken up, taken a strong stand, history would tell a different story.Taxes on rented and business property are a different story.They then have a moment of near romance before wandering off into a different story.
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