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tall story

  
, tall tale  
      n   histoire    f   à dormir debout  
→ ... the imaginative tall tales of sailors.        
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tall story n.
histoire à dormir debout

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
adv.
c'est un peu gros comme histoire
adv.
c'est un peu gros comme histoire
adv.
c'est un peu gros comme histoire
adj.
grand
n.
histoire à dormir debout ; histoire invraisemblable
v.
marcher la tête haute
n.
flûte à champagne
exp.
herbe haute
v.
être fier et déterminé ; avoir la tête haute
n.
grosse commande ; défi de taille ; lourde tâche ; demande importante ; gageure
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'tall story' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
tall story
n.
tall story
adv.
That was a bit of a tall story
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"tall story": examples and translations in context
That's a bit of a tall story. C'est un peu gros comme histoire.
In which country could we tell a tall story like this? Dans quel pays pourrions-nous raconter une histoire pareille?
They tell a tall story, that's part really personal, part, well - just plain tall. Only, as ever at the movies, there's that excellent question no one can answer: is it really all make-believe? Histoire à dormir debout si on confond histoire personnelle et histoire tout court. Et toujours, la bonne question sans réponse du cinéma: est-ce vrai ou pas?
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