"Empowering Advanced Learners of English in Business and Academia - TOEFL / ESL / EFL"
An unbelievable, fallacious story.
Context : Social Life
Category: Idiom, Metaphor
Semantic: fake, unbelievable
Usage of “tall tale”
Sarah tends to tell tall tales. Be wary of what she says.
Examples of idiom “tall tale” from Twitter
@king_jay555 That's right! Lying to your kids throughout the year, but when they tell YOU a tall tale, they get the spanking. u taught them!
Used to feel like a fairytale... Now it's like a tall tale