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tall story/tale

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtall story/taletall story/talea story that is so unlikely that it is difficult to believe tall
Examples from the Corpus
tall story/taleAnd yet all his life, his integrity warred with a flair for the theatrical, a fondness for tall tales.He wowed his colleagues after hours with tall tales.No Baron Munchausen would have dared to imprison his saga within the limits of a tall tale.But there's still time to remember tall stories from previous superintendents.With his feeling for tall stories he's a radio natural, though.Horden's design blended innovation and massing A tall story or a tourdeforce?
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