another story

another story

Entirely different in scope or description from someone or something that was just being discussed. I'm fine with you going out tonight, but if you want to stay out past curfew, that's another story entirely!
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(quite) another ˈstory

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a (quite) different ˈstory


1 very different from what has just been said: Her English is excellent, but her French is another story.
2 used when you are talking about one thing and then mention another thing, which you are not going to talk about on that occasion: I once met Paul McCartney, but that’s another story. I’ll tell you about that one day.
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5] "Jungle Video," another story in Lombreglia's Men Under Water collection, also shows a man's perception of reality blending with a media-created fantasy after he succumbs to the attraction of rich, eccentric, camera-wielding friends.
The title-story describes a slave community violently resisting the recapture of one of its members; another story is a fable about a civic politician's plight when all the black people in his city leave the day after the Bill takes effect; and the final story contains a chorus of voices commenting on the Anthony Burns case in Boston.
As a character in still another story, ``Love Explained,'' explains: ``More than Freudian psychology, more than Marxist ideology, quantum mechanics has been the Great Attractor of the second half of this dying century - even though, speaking generally, almost none of us knows beans about it.