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set the scene

to describe a situation where something is about to happen
描述實況;敍述背景
First, let's set the scene - it was a dark, wet night with a strong wind blowing.
首先,我們來描述一下故事發生的背景——那是一個漆黑的夜晚,下著雨,狂風呼嘯。
Defining and explaining
to make something possible or likely to happen
(爲…)做好準備(或鋪墊)
His resignation set the scene for a pre-election crisis.
他的辭職引發了一場選前危機。
Helping and co-operating
Translations of “set the scene”
in Chinese (Simplified) 描述实况, 叙述背景, (为…)做好准备(或铺垫)…
(Definition of set the scene from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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