Translation of "set the scene" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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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。

to make something possible or likely to happen

(爲…)做好準備(或鋪墊)
His resignation set the scene for a company crisis. 他的辭職引發了一場選前危機。

(Translation of “set the scene” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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