|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 StoreyIn American English, the noun story means narrative or 'level of a building'. However, in British English, 'level of a building' is written 'storey'.
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?
(storey: 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.
(storeys: 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.)