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Story means narrative. Story also means 'level of a building' in the US. However, in the UK, 'level of a building' is written storey.
Story and Storey
In American English, the noun story
or 'level of a
building'. However, in British English, 'level of a building' is written 'store
The plural of story is stories. The plural of storey is storeys.
- Did you hear
the story about the bungee jumper who died because he miscalculated the height
of the each storey before diving off a building?
In the US, there is no such word as storey.)
- Beowulf is
an epic traditional good-versus-evil story. Beowulf battles three monsters throughout the story.
- With 163 storeys, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai is the tallest building in the world.
would be written 163 stories)
Select the correct version:
FIRST FLOOR OR GROUND FLOOR?
Americans call the ground-level floor of a building the first floor
, but the British call it the
'ground floor'. (The star on the lift buttons below indicates
the ground-level floor.)
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