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 Meanings and Examples of STORY
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story
 n.  a description of events that actually happened or that are invented
 n.  a level of a building
Classic Sentence: (185 in 13 pages)
1  next, and parade in the upper story of the.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TEN
2  "Finish this story while I set my heel," said Jo, handing him the book.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTEEN
3  The story was not a long one, and when it was finished, he ventured to ask a few questions as a reward of merit.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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4  "Nothing but a story, won't amount to much, I guess," returned Jo, carefully keeping the name of the paper out of sight.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOURTEEN
5  As Miss Lamb had 'enjoyed' the story, this speech was not exactly grateful or complimentary.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
6  There was great indignation at home when she told her story that evening.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
7  It was very lovely, but I should have enjoyed it more if I had known the story better.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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8  It isn't funny, like Jo's story, but I thought about it a good deal as I came home.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
9  Of course you did, and spoiled your story by beginning at the wrong end.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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10  Tell another story, Mother, one with a moral to it, like this.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
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11  Such was his story, but Minerva smiled and caressed him with her hand.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIII
12  This was his story, but Ulysses went on eating and drinking ravenously without a word, brooding his revenge.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
13  This may perhaps pass with the reader rather for an European or English story, than for one of a country so remote.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER II.
14  I made up a story as short and probable as I could, but concealed the greatest part.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER XI.
15  I had heard some story of her too, a critical, unpleasant story, but what it was I had forgotten long ago.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
Example Sentence: (180 in 13 pages)
16  In my version of the story, I added some new material.
17  If you wish to lower yourselfin a person's favor, one good way is to tell his story over again, the way we heard it.
18  His story is incredible in the literal sense of the word.
19  Every story has an end, but in life every ending is a new beginning.
20  Every story has an ending.
21  I believe in the fairy story u wrote for me, and myself becomes the faint flower in the story.
22  There is a potential educational benefit in allowing pictures to tell the story, rather than the spoken word.
23  He told the story between mouthfuls.
24  The story is just a blue moon.
25  The story is seen through the eyes of a boy on the verge of manhood.
26  Thus ends the story of Reading's most notorious citizen.
27  The story tells of a classic conflict between love and duty.
28  This story illustrates the dangers of living on credit.
29  The moral of this story is that crime does not pay.
30  Come and retail the story of Jack's relationship with Mary to my friend here; he wants to hear every detail.