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To say a cock and bull story


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To say a cock and bull story means to relate something unbelievable.

Sample Usage

1. Nitin’s friends all knew that his supposed big catch during the fishing trip was a cock and bull story as he did not even know how to hold a rod properly.

2. The boss was fully aware that Shirish’s tale of needing money for his ill wife was a cock and bull story as he had seen her hale and hearty just the previous day at the mall.

3. The tennis coach knew that the new trainee was no expert at serves and his boasting was all a cock and bull story, as was evident during the very first game itself.


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