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Chinese (Traditional) 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
(真實或虛構的)故事;敘述,描述;小說
Will you read/tell me a story, daddy?
爸爸,能讀/講個故事給我聽嗎?
Martha chose her favourite book of bedtime stories.
瑪莎挑了她最喜歡的睡前故事書。
He writes children's stories.
他寫童話故事。
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實的,不過卻是個有趣的故事。
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).
她告訴我她對事件的看法,不過聽聽他的說法也是很有趣的。
Apparently his first words to her were "Will you marry me?" or so the story goes (= that is what people say happened).
顯然地他對她說的第一句話就是「你願意嫁給我嗎?」,或者據說是這樣。
Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarising
a report in a newspaper or on a news broadcast of something that has happened
新聞報導
The main story in the papers today is the president's speech.
今天報紙的主要報導是總統的演講。
Accounts and storiesSummaries and summarisingThe press and news reportingProgrammes and other broadcasts
a lie
謊話
He made up some story about having to be at his aunt's wedding anniversary.
他編了一個謊話,說甚麼必須去參加他姨媽的結婚周年紀念。
Lies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
(Definition of story noun (DESCRIPTION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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