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horror story

noun [C] uk   us  
a story in which very frightening and unnatural things happen a report of real events in which things have gone very wrong: the usual travel horror stories about delays at the airport and flight cancellations
Translations of “horror story”
in Chinese (Traditional) 恐怖故事, 糟糕的經歷…
in Chinese (Simplified) 恐怖故事, 糟糕的经历…
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