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set the scene

to describe a situation where something is about to happen 描述实况;叙述背景 First, let's set the scene - it was a dark, wet night with a strong wind blowing. 首先,我们来描述一下故事发生的背景——那是一个漆黑的夜晚,下着雨,狂风呼啸。 Defining and explaining
to make something possible or likely to happen (为…)做好准备(或铺垫) His resignation set the scene for a pre-election crisis. 他的辞职引发了一场选举前的危机。 Helping and co-operating
Translations of “set the scene”
in Chinese (Traditional) 描述實況, 敍述背景, (爲…)做好準備(或鋪墊)…
(Definition of set the scene from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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