Tell a story
To give information to someone by speaking or writing.
I told the story to everybody I met.
Give someone a story
I did not give them the full story.
To tell a story
I narrated my adventures in Africa.
To give an oral or written account of something.
To tell a story.
I related the whole story to the journalist.
To tell someone about something, especially something you have experienced.
I recounted my conversation with the police.
To give details about what a person, place, event, etc. is like.
I described how the murder took place to the detective.
Give an account of
To give an oral or written description of something that has happened.
I was too shocked to give a clear account of what I had just seen.
Stick to your story
To keep saying your story is true, even if nobody believes you.
He stuck to his story.
To tell a story again, often in a different way.
I had to retell the story to the police.
Change your story
The suspect changed his story several times during the interviews.
To tell each other stories.
We enjoyed swapping stories during our camps.
To give information to many people.
She spread the story at school.
If you circulate a story, an idea, information, etc., it is passed from one person to another.
I circulated the rumor about his financial problems.
Leak a story
To give private or secret information to a newspaper, television company, etc.
Someone in the company must have leaked the story about the merger.
A story goes around
People tell a story to each other.
A story went around that he had lost all his money by gambling.
Make up / Invent a story
To say something untrue to trick people.
He always invents excuses.