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Meaning of “truth is stranger than fiction” in the English Dictionary

"truth is stranger than fiction" in British English

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truth is stranger than fiction

saying said when you ​want to ​emphasize that ​realevents or things are sometimes ​stranger than ​imaginaryones
(Definition of truth is stranger than fiction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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truth is stranger than fiction

strange things often ​happen in ​reallife: I ​know it ​soundsunbelievable, but truth is sometimes ​stranger than ​fiction.
(Definition of truth is stranger than fiction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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