Definition of 'story'
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Yet officials monitoring the sanctions told a different story. THE GUARDSMEN (2004)This is by now an old story. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Being less romantic and more realistic may turn your love life into a success story. The Sun (2009)There has been interest in both directions but whether it comes to anything is another story. The Sun (2009)The whole story might be a parable designed to give ministers the courage of social democratic convictions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They gave this account of their story. Times, Sunday Times (2014)To cut a long story short this did not happen. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Writing a story is something like making up a joke. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What effected the transformation is another story. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You may remember the story in the news. Christianity Today (2000)This is the story of a true bohemian. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There are signs that people see this as a different story. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is an old story with a new twist. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Pure export and import figures no longer tell the whole story. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The story was decided long before the story had ended. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is a story about table tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Your love life will turn into a success story now that your mind and heart give you the same message. The Sun (2009)See the full story at timesonline. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Either way, the full story of this apparent scandal must come out. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If the short story is well suited to disregarded minorities, it is also tuned to the disappointed mainstream. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)It ends poignantly but perfectly, like a well-crafted short story. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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