English version

rumour/legend/word has it

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrumour/legend/word has itrumour/legend/word has itused when you are reporting what people say or what a story says Rumour has it that Kim is not his child. have
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rumour/legend/word has itTurn right to the Cerne Giant viewing point. Legend has it that a real giant terrorised the locals.His name is cited in the four gospels. Legend has it that he obtained the holy grail from the last supper.It started with a cross placed along the railroad tracks, where legend has it that he was lynched.And rumour has it that the big-name band will be outrageous rockers Guns N' Roses.After all, stranger things have happened: legend has it that the hooked burrs of plants inspired the invention of Velcro.But word has it that the Tucson Symphony is taking over the building sometime in mid-December.Pass the spliff, mon. Word has it the band is compelling as hell in person.This was initiated, so legend has it, when the lavatories were out of order.
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