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Examples of Tale

Questions with the noun Tale

4 examples:

Have you heard the tale of a man whose home is carried to a tropical island by balloons?
(Jaela Bernstien in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

What do you learn when you've stared down death in the form of a five-ton elephant, and lived to tell the tale?
(CNBC, )

The 1978 movie is full of heartbreak and milkshakes and lots of 50s nostalgia, but was there a darker element to the tale?
(NBC Today, )

Was anyone waiting for yet another movie incarnation of the tale of Hercules, especially given that Renny Harlin's poorly reviewed sub-spectacle "The Legend of Hercules" was unleashed in theaters a mere six months ago?
(Gary Goldstein in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Sentences with the noun Tale

80 examples:

She told a tale.

It's just a tale.

That's an old tale.

It is a very sad tale.

His tale came home to me.

The tale is familiar to us.

A tale never loses in the telling.

Steve told me the tale of his travels.

My frightening tale is based on facts.

And so, a tale of pain and revenge begins.

His book begins with a tale of country life.

I can tell a noble tale for the occasion, with which I will now match the Knight's tale.

All men are children, and of one family. The same tale sends them all to bed, and wakes them in the morning.

Nobody can live up to over 100 years, LaoDan or PengZu(2 persons created by the authors of traditional Chinese stories) are always live only in tale.

Dead men tell no tale.
(English proverb)

He tells a tale of a tub.
(Latin proverb)

This is the milkmaid's tale.
(Spanish proverb)

A drink is shorter than a tale.
(German proverb)

A tale never tines in the telling.
(Scottish proverb)

The tale is marred in the telling.
(Latin proverb)

'Tis the taste that tells the tale.
(American proverb)

Half a tale is enough to a wise man.
(Scotch proverb)

One tale is good till another is told.
(Dutch proverb)

Never trust the artist. Trust the tale.
(D.H. Lawrence in Studies in Classic American Literature)

Every tale can be told in a different way.
(Greek proverb)

Mony a gude tale is spoilt in the telling.
(Scottish proverb)

Many a good tale is spoiled in the telling.
(Scottish proverb)

A tale is soon told; a deed is not soon done.
(Russian proverb)

A good tale is no the waur o' being twice tale.
(Scottish proverb)

A good tale is none the worse for being twice told.
(French proverb)

When the tale of bricks is doubled, then comes Moses.
(German proverb)

When the tale of bricks is doubled, then Moses makes his appearance.
(Latin proverb)

Having achieved and accomplished love... man... has become himself, his tale is told.
(David Herbert Lawrence)

Until the lion tells his side of the story, the tale of the hunt will always glorify the hunter.
(Zimbabwean proverb)

The literature of women's lives is a tradition of escapees, women who have lived to tell the tale.
(Phyllis Rose)

Every tattoo tells a tale.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

And lived to tell the tale.
(Mary MacVean in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

This is a tale of two trees.
(Tina Susman in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

A melted mess tells the tale.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

This is a tale of two storms.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

This is a tale of two Mandys.
(CNN - Entertainment, )

It was a tale of two elections.
(NBC News, )

It was a tale of two companies.
(Forbes - Technology, )

One writer lives to tell the tale.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Talk about a tale of two takeovers.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Now his tale comes to the big screen.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Today we have a tale of two products.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

Everyone knows the tale of Cinderella.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Thankfully, he lived to tell the tale.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

CNET will be on hand to share the tale.
(CNET News, )

Yunzhi Xiao, 57, lived to tell the tale.
(NBC Weird News, )

The tale of "A Bronx Tale" never seems to end.
(David Ng in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

A romantic tale is often a hit with TV audiences.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Lo, here is a tale of the two-faced Edward Mordrake.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Daisy Goodwin loves the new version of the old tale.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

It was a tale of two Trumps in the desert Southwest.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Photographer Sacha Goldberger's images tell the tale.
(CNET News, )

Think of it as a tale of two diets: paleo versus vegan.
(The Denver Post - News, )

The tale of Stiles' disappearance begins to take shape.
(Merrill Barr, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/merrillbarr/ in Forbes - Business, )

Now the tale is also beating the odds at the box office.
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

This is a tale of a young friendship gone horribly wrong.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

It's a tale of love lost, and found again, decades later.
(NBC Today, )

The 'Handmaid's Tale' season finale is set for Wednesday.
(The Hollywood Reporter - TV, )

But much of this fascinating tale is meant to be imagined.
(Mark Swed, Los Angeles Times Music Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Bob related a tale of woe involving a tankless water heater.
(David Lazarus in Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

Virgin Atlantic said it was 'instantly charmed' by the tale.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

It was a tale of contrasting fortunes for two Dutch cyclists.
(CNN - World Sport, )

Italian model swam with crocodiles and lived to tell the tale.
(Fox News - Travel, )

It's a tale of a fish not out of water, but out of an airplane.
(USA Today - National, )

'Finding Nemo' told the tale of a clownfish on a long migration.
(Tech Times - Science, )

This was the tale of two Spanish strikers nicknamed 'The Beast'.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Three stories present a tale of the good, the bad, and the ugly.
(CCAP, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/ccap/ in Forbes - Education, )

The grim tale is not as unusual as you'd think, writes Erin Dean.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

It was a tale of two Sony sequels at the box office this weekend.
(Yvonne Villarreal in Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

A tale of two restaurants unfolded in South Florida on Wednesday.
(Oscar Corral in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

The tale's as old as time, but this song is way newer than rhyme.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

9 skydivers, 2 pilots in Wisconsin accident live to tell the tale.
(USA Today - National, )

The tale of a cursed town is told in Claymation, with great effect.
(Robert Abele in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

On Sunday, he said that elements of his harrowing tale were untrue.
(The New York Times - World News, )

At the heart of the killings was a tale of sex, drugs and betrayal.
(USA Today - National, )

Questions

13 examples:

Who wrote this tale?

Remember that outlandish tale told by Mora?
(Los Angeles Times - Money & Company, )

What is the twisted tale of the panda digestive tract?
(Tech Times - Science, )

A fierce story of a sun-scarred future or an icy mob tale?
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

What could this tale provide to the field of artificial intelligence?
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

Will Oscar voters embrace Ridley Scott's new sci-fi survival tale, "The Martian"?
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

Would the remake ruin the nostalgia of this classic tale I have known my entire life?
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Is "Flash Boys" really a morality tale of greed vs. curiosity as David Brooks suggests?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Nine years ago, in 2005, Juan A. Barceló of the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, published a paper called "A Science Fiction Tale?
(Forbes - Technology, )

For a moment, we do not believe it could have happened to us – weren’t the articles more of a cautionary tale than actual stories?
(Forbes - Education, )

The Chicago Cubs finally lifted the 'Curse of the Billy Goat' with their historic World Series win - but where does their tale rank among sport's strangest curses?
(George Cooper in The Independent - Sport, )

They’re the bread and butter of the sports media, too — because who doesn’t want to document a compelling tale of perseverance, resilience and the human drama of return from injury?
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The Chinese Film “Black Coal, Thin Ice,” which took home the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival last month, has cleared censorship and will arrive in mainland theaters March 21. But the question now hanging over director Diao Yinan’s noirish tale is: Will anyone go see it?
(Julie Makinen in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Other sentences

98 examples:

It's a cautionary tale.

The mouse's tale is long.

An absorbing tale of adventure.

Snip, snap, snout, this tale's told out.

This tale is a trip through infinite space.

The pitiful tale fetched tears from the girl.

She tells her tale of misery to everyone she meets.

A tale without love is like boudin without mustard.

He-heh... there's a tale behind that, for that place.

"The Nightingale Samurai" A samurai tale full of humanity and humour.

Additionally, the tale starting with "Genji's Story" was also much loved.

In this tale, the god of rain, storms, and lightning is called Chac Mool.

This drama is missing something. All it is is a simple cautionary tale with no real depth.

Saint Augustine's "Confessions" tells a timeless tale of intellectual search ending in orthodoxy.

You couldn't tell it by looking, but she has the legendary tale of having eaten two whole cakes when a child.

Many's the time my mates were so yarn-hungry they had me falling asleep in the middle of a tale, halfway through a sentence, between syllables.

Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets his hour upon the stage, and then is heard no more. It is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.

That's my tale where's yours.
(Scottish proverb)

You tell a tale to a dead man.
(Latin proverb)

Trust the tale, not the teller.
(David Knopfler)

Ye needna mak a causey tale o't.
(British proverb)

A poor man's tale cannot be heard.
(Romanian proverb)

The nimblest footman is a false tale.
(French proverb)

I canna afford you both tale and lugs.
(Scottish proverb)

Leave the bad tale where you found it.
(Irish proverb)

Better than gold is a tale rightly told.
(Scottish Gaelic proverb)

He who tells a tale adds another period.
(Portuguese proverb)

There is mony a true tale tauld in jest.
(Spanish proverb)

There is mony a true tale tald in a jest.
(Scottish proverb)

Of an old tale which every schoolboy knows.
(William Whitehead)

Every man's tale is good till anither's be tauld.
(Scottish proverb)

I ken by your half-tale what your hale tale means.
(Scottish proverb)

Who tells a finer tale than any of us. Silence does.
(Isak Dinesen)

There are few joys to compare with the telling of a well-told tale.
(Charles de Lint)

It's a beautiful tale, and today is a beautiful day without any bugs.
(Hugo Pratt)

The man who comes with a tale about others has himself an ax to grind.
(Chinese proverb)

Life is as tedious as a twice-told tale vexing the dull ear of a drowsy man.
(William Shakespeare in King John)

There is no need to fasten a bell to a fool, he is sure to tell his own tale.
(Danish proverb)

The mind's passion is all for singling out. Obscurity has another tale to tell.
(Adrienne Rich)

As is a tale, so is life not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
(Seneca)

As is a tale, so is life: not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters.
(Lucius Annaeus Seneca)

Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale.
(Nathaniel Hawthorne)

As I live and am a man, this is an unexaggerated tale - my dreams become the substances of my life.
(Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

This is a cautionary tale.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

This is their strange tale.
(Tech Times - Science, )

It seems like a simple tale.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Hear her rags to riches tale.
(CNN - Technology, )

It is a sorry, familiar tale.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The tale might be as old as time.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

It is something of a cautionary tale.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Here is one teen's tale of recruitment.
(CNN - World News, )

His is the ultimate rags to riches tale.
(CNN - World Sport, )

David Gewirtz tells us a cautionary tale.
(ZDNet US, )

It is, in essence, a David and Goliath tale.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

It's like an Indiana Jones tale come to life.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Money, )

If Daisy could talk, what a tale she might tell.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

This Hollywood sports tale has a familiar script.
(Fox News - Sports, )

Here's a heartwarming tale if there ever was one.
(The Independent - Football, )

Handsome and hunky as he is, Thor's tale is drippy.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Wizarding legend Harry Potter's tale has turned 20.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The internet is going crazy over this bizarre tale.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

It is a tale that has entered footballing folklore.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The crack off C.J. Cron’s bat told the whole tale.
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

The rather indifferent celebrations told a sombre tale.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

It was a fishy tale that turned out to be exactly that.
(The Independent - Food & Drink, )

It's the kind of tale that would make anyone's skin crawl.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Co-star Nat Wolff discusses the dramatic, melancholy tale.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

The difficulty of staging "The Winter's Tale" is legendary.
(Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times Theater Critic in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

Toronto: 'Good Kill' is a searing tale about drone warfare.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

Ivan Morley’s “A True Tale,” from 2016, at Bortolami.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

This beloved 'Tale as Old As Time' is getting a major update.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

The final tale of Teen Wolf's journey just took a major turn.
(Merrill Barr, Contributor http://www.forbes.com/sites/merrillbarr/ in Forbes - Business, )

The tale behind the image is as sobering as the photo itself.
(The (Bergen County, N.J.) Record in USA Today - World, )

The film is based on the classic sci-fi tale by Alfred Bester.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

The tale inspired a documentary crew to dig up the cartridges.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

The story of Lexin Resources is a cautionary tale for Alberta.
(Tracy Johnson & Kyle Bakx in CBC News - Canada, )

Sell through to consumers will ultimately tell the tale though.
(ZDNet US, )

Sci-fi novelist combines futuristic tale with classic whodunit.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

But their eventual demise provides a cautionary tale for today.
(CNET News - Business Tech, )

If every scar has a story, the moon has quite the tale to tell.
(Los Angeles Times - Science, )

It's a tale as old as time — but there's room for adjustment.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

Mobile residents have loved watching this dramatic tale unfold.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

“Otelo Burning” is a coming-of-age tale set in South Africa.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

I heard about Narin's tale through a Yazidi friend who knew her.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The brick-shaped treats will be the subject of an animated tale.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

The old miser in Dickens’s classic tale is just misunderstood.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

Art & Science Kepler's tale, with special effects friday-sunday.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The initial Hans Christian Andersen tale was a fairly dark story.
(Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Hardboiled tale pits a retired cop vs. a murderous young villain.
(USA TODAY in USA Today - Entertainment, )

Ten refugees tell the unique tale of their journey to Louisville.
(The (Louisville) Courier-Journal in USA Today - National, )

For 8 1/3 innings, the Blue Jays spun another tale from the crypt.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

The new twist on the classic detective tale hits theaters July 17.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

The model and actress has written a "gripping coming-of-age" tale.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Belle Boggs tells a personal tale of infertility with a wide scope.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Boxing fans know the tale, but seeing it, even on film, is jarring.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

In Raymond De Felitta's tale, lovebird outlaws rob unarmed mobsters.
(Martin Tsai in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

But his chaotic game was merely a secondary tale behind Erik Lamela.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

What followed was an extraordinary tale of deception and heartbreak.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

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