Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Story"

The meaning of "Story" in various phrases and sentences

Q: your story doesn't add up? ne anlama geliyor?
A: Means that you are lying
Q: I really enjoy stories that are set in the distant future. ne anlama geliyor?
A: "Set in" refers to the setting (the place and time) in which a story's events happen.

The main message is something like "I enjoy reading stories about the future"
Q: I get my story straight. ne anlama geliyor?
A: It is an expression used to convey you have worked out how you're going to re-tell a series of events.

Often it is used to describe a group of people "getting their story straight" to keep from contradicting each other.

"The kids all know who broke the car window, but agreed to blame Billy, and to get their story straight before telling their parents."
Q: You can't do this story about somebody with losing their imagination, or crossing that threshold of when you are a child. ne anlama geliyor?
A: Unfortunately the sentence is not worded quite right.

"You can't do this story about somebody [with] losing their imagination, or crossing that threshold [of] when you are a child."

If we take away [with] and [of] it is much better.

Then, I think your interpretation is what the writer intended.

Please let me know if this helps.
Q: "gave the story legs" ne anlama geliyor?
A: "To have legs" means it's interesting/valid and is able to continue.

The overlap of interest makes the story interesting/valid and, as a result, you will probably hear about it again in the future.

Example sentences using "Story"

Q: That's the story of my life. ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: A: Ugh! This was the worst day ever. I had a tire burst while I was stuck in heavy traffic, so I ended up having to reschedule my dentist appointment for another day even though my molars are killing me.

B: Dude, that's the story of my life.

Q: Could you possibly give me stories or sentences about the same thing but with different time views? I’m trying to spot the difference among all the tenses. Please help me, it means to me a lot. Thank you! ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: My sister was just given a cat.
My sister had a cat.
My sister will get a cat.
My sister has a cat.
My sister will be given a cat.
My sister is getting a cat.
Q: but that’s another story ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: @Ensolin yes, you can use that phrase also.
Q: I learned about a painful story on a web article. ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I read (or I came across) a painful story in an online article
Q: make a long story short ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: the phrase "to make a long story short" is used before saying a summary of a story you're telling.

"to make a long story short, I ended up lost in the woods because my phone ran out of battery and I couldn't use my gps."

Synonyms of "Story" and their differences

Q: story ve tale arasındaki fark nedir?
A: Little difference, although 'story' can be both true and false while as 'tale' usually only means fairy tales and mostly false.
Q: sketchy story ve iffy story arasındaki fark nedir?
A: @tjstkdn yes very much true
You wouldn't want to trust the words of an iffy person. Like he might be late to meetings or may forget to pay you back.
A sketchy person is someone you would rather not be around because you don't know what he would do to you.
Here iffy is used when using for subtle uncertainty while sketchy would be used for serious uncertainties.
Q: I like the stories written by Shakespeare. ve I like the stories which were written by Shakespeare. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: They both mean the same thing and are both grammatically correct, but the second sentence sounds a bit odd in normal speech. The first sentence sounds much more natural.
Q: Telling stories ve Telling tales arasındaki fark nedir?
A: In one sense, they're the same - basically, telling stories to people. 話をする

They also have negative meanings, which differ:
Telling stories = making up lies
Telling tales = (a child) telling a parent or teacher or other authority figure about the bad things someone else has done - usually true, but could be lies (For example: "My brother hit me and stole my you"). It's done with the deliberate intent of getting them in trouble.
Q: touchy story ve touching story arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Touchy story" is something sensitive or that you have to careful of when you talk about it.
Examples - 1. That is a touchy story! Don't talk about it!
2. That story is kind of touchy and the teacher might get mad if you tell it in front of the whole class!
"Touching story" is a story that made you feel emotional usually sad or hopeful.
Examples -
1. That was such a touching story I cried the entire time!
2. It was so touching the entire crowd stood up and cheered with happy tears of joy in their eyes!😂

Translations of "Story"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? There have been heart-warming stories of stressed relationships involving children being restored to harmony.

Is it wrong if I fix the word "being restored" into just "restored" what's the difference between "being restored" and "restored"?
A: It wouldn’t be wrong but you would have to change the sentence a little bit so that it makes sense and flows smoothly.
The difference is “being restored” is that it is happening so in the present tense. “restored” is it has already happened so in the past tense.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? what a tall story !!
A: that sentence is make sense, but I guess we don't use it that much
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? "Your story is interesting" can be used as "What you are saying is interesting"? Please tell me.
A: I'd just simply say "this is very interesting" or "what you're saying is very interesting". Although to me, a real way to show interest is not to say it, but to engage in a conversation about what was said.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? Why do we like to read stories about admirable people
A: Well I’d say that we read about people we admire to learn about how they got to the point they are today, what lessons we can apply to our own lives, and follow their lead when it comes to achieving our goals
Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? is this correct? <>
A: you can say that or you can say "this story fits our situation really well"

Other questions about "Story"

Q: This is an except from a short story. Harry is acting for an audition. Doris and the narrator are judging him while acting with him.

When he faced us again, he was huge and handsome and conceited and cruel. Doris read the part of Stella, the wide, and Harry bullied that old, old lady into believing that she was a sweet, pregnant girl married to a sexy gorilla who was going to beat her brains out. She had me believing it too. And I read the lines of Blanche, her sister in the play, and darned if Harry didn't scare me into thinking like a drunk and faded Southern belle.

(Question): I do not understand "darned if Harry didn't scare me into ---"
Does this just mean "Harry scared me into ----" ?

A: Yes. The line "darned if Harry didn't scare me into---" is equivalent to "Harry scared me into---"

The term "darned" is a more polite form of "damned." In a Christian society, damned literally means "sent to Hell by God." So if you say "I'll be damned if I do ---," it means that you will not do --- because you don't want to go to Hell. It's a dramatic phrase that can be used as a joke or to express anger. "Damn" is sometimes considered a swear word, so the author used "darn" as a substitute.

The confusing thing about the line you quoted is its use of double negative:
1. "darned if I do ---" or "damned if I do ---" means you do NOT ---. This is a negative.
2. "Harry didn't scare me" or "Harry did not scare me" is also a negative.

So the phrase you questioned is saying that "Harry did not not scare me into---" which means that "Harry scared me into---." For someone whose native language isn't English, your reading comprehension is remarkable! Keep up the good work. :)
Q: I listen a story which to read by English almost every days. The story written English much more interesting. I think why is English explanations better. This story to about a man named Forest Gump. In this story a man who speaks to others is Gump and he is a one man can to speak. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: I listen to a story in English almost every day. The story written in English was much more interesting. I think that's why English explanations are better. This is story about a man named F.G. In this story a man who speaks to others is Grump and he is one man that can speak.

Huh, I am not sure if this is perfect or correct but I hope i helped ;)
Q: I'm sorry for meandering my story. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: @Ri-na I'm sorry for meandering.

I'm sorry my story meandered.
Q: Lütfen bana nasıl telaffuz edeceğimi öğret why don't you tell me the story of your life..
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: And I was fascinated by the story that he graduated first in English and has been writing short stories and poetry since his childhood. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: First *in his class* in English.

If that’s what you meant.

Otherwise looks great.

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