tell another tale

tell another tale

To give an account or provide information that differs from or conflicts with what someone else has said. The company's official statement would lead you to believe his resignation was voluntary, but he's been telling another tale in recent interviews. He claims the albums has done exceptionally well, but these sales charts tell another tale.
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tell a ˈdifferent, aˈnother, etc. tale/story

give some information that is different from what you expect or have been told: She sounded very calm, but her face told a different story.
See also: story, tale, tell
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And if we're successful on Sunday, it's two weeks to the final, and that will tell another tale.