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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “story”

story

noun [C] (DESCRIPTION)
描述
    /ˈstɔː.ri/ US  /ˈstɔːr.i/
a description, either true or imagined, of a connected series of events
(真实或虚构的)故事;叙述,描述;小说
Will you read/tell me a story, daddy?
爸爸,能给我读/讲个故事吗?
Martha chose her favourite book of bedtime stories.
玛莎挑了她最喜欢的睡前故事书。
He writes children's stories.
他写童话故事。
I don't know if it's true but it's a good story (= entertaining to listen to although probably not true).
我不知道那是否是真实的,不过却是个有趣的故事。
She gave me her version of what had happened, but it would be interesting to hear his half/side of the story (= the events as described by him).
她告诉了我她对发生的事的说法,不过听听他的说法也是很有趣的。
Apparently his first words to her were "Will you marry me?" or so the story goes (= that is what people say happened).
很明显他对她说的第一句话就是“你愿意嫁给我吗?”,或者据说是这样。
Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
a report in a newspaper or on a news broadcast of something that has happened
新闻报道
The main story in the papers today is the president's speech.
今天报纸上的主要报道是总统的演讲。
Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarisingThe press and news reportingProgrammes and other broadcasts
a lie
谎话
He made up some story about having to be at his aunt's wedding anniversary.
他编了一通谎话,说什么必须去参加他姨妈的结婚周年纪念。
Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of story noun (DESCRIPTION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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