storey / story

storey / story
   Storey is the British spelling of story when this word refers to a floor of a building: The upper storeys of the building comprised apartments. The US spelling of this sense of the word is also story.
   A story is a tale related in speech or writing by someone. In the US, it is also the spelling used to refer to the floor of a building: My home is three stories high.

Confused words. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • storey - story — ◊ story A story is a description of imaginary people and events, written or told in order to entertain people. The plural of story is stories. Tell me a story. Kunta remembered the stories he had heard so many times. Note that a description of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • storey / story —    Storey is the British spelling of story when this word refers to a floor of a building: The upper storeys of the building comprised apartments. The US spelling of this sense of the word is also story.    A story is a tale related in speech or… …   Confused words

  • story — storey, story For storey and floor see floor, storey. The plural form is storeys. In AmE story is the usual form and its plural is stories; and what in BrE is a three storeyed house is in AmE a three storied house …   Modern English usage

  • storey — sto|rey BrE story AmE [ˈsto:ri] n [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: story; perhaps because some medieval buildings had paintings on their walls telling stories] a floor or level of a building ▪ a staircase leads to the upper storey two storey/five storey …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • storey — (esp. BrE) (AmE usually story) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ lower ▪ top, upper ▪ first, second, etc. ▪ He …   Collocations dictionary

  • storey — floor, storey In Britain the storey at ground level is called the ground floor. A single storey house is one with a ground floor only; a two storey house has a ground floor with a first floor above it; a three storey house has a second floor… …   Modern English usage

  • story - storey — ◊ story A story is a description of imaginary people and events, written or told in order to entertain people. The plural of story is stories. Tell me a story. Kunta remembered the stories he had heard so many times. Note that a description of a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • storey - floor — ◊ storey You refer to the different levels in a building as its storeys or floors. If you are saying how many levels a building has, you usually use storeys. For example, you say The new hospital is five storeys high or I work in a six storey… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Storey (surname) — Storey is a surname, and may refer to* Awvee Storey * Barron Storey * Bobby Storey * David Storey * Elsdon Storey * Edward Farris Storey * Gerry Storey * Ian Storey Moore * John Storey * Marcus Storey * Mark Storey * Michael Storey: **Michael… …   Wikipedia

  • Storey — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: David Storey (* 1933), britischer Autor Dominic Storey (* 1989), neuseeländischer Rennfahrer Dudley Storey (* 1939), neuseeländischer Ruderer Ian Storey Moore (* 1945), englischer Fußballspieler und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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