(an) amusing story

(an) amusing story
1) забавная история
2) an amusing (alarming) story забавная (тревожная) история

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  • Amusing — A*mus ing, a. Giving amusement; diverting; as, an amusing story. {A*mus ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Story-teller — Sto ry tell er, n. 1. One who tells stories; a narrator of anecdotes,incidents, or fictitious tales; as, an amusing story teller. [1913 Webster] 2. An historian; in contempt. Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. A euphemism or child s word for a liar. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amusing — a|mus|ing [əˈmju:zıŋ] adj funny and entertaining ▪ I don t find his jokes at all amusing . ▪ a highly amusing (=very amusing) film an amusing story/anecdote/incident etc ▪ The book is full of amusing stories about his childhood. mildly/vaguely… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • amusing — adjective an amusing story Syn: entertaining, funny, comical, humorous, lighthearted, jocular, witty, mirthful, hilarious, droll, diverting; laughable; informal wacky, side splitting, rib tickling Ant: boring, solemn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • amusing — adj. VERBS ▪ be, sound ▪ find sth, think sth ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …   Collocations dictionary

  • amusing — adjective 1. providing enjoyment; pleasantly entertaining an amusing speaker a diverting story • Syn: ↑amusive, ↑diverting • Similar to: ↑interesting • Derivationally related …   Useful english dictionary

  • story — noun 1 account of events/people, true or invented ADJECTIVE ▪ true ▪ plausible ▪ false, made up ▪ She told the police a false story about being attacked. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Amusing — Amuse A*muse ([.a]*m[=u]z ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Amused} ([.a]*m[=u]zd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Amusing}.] [F. amuser to make stay, to detain, to amuse, [ a] (L. ad) + OF. muser. See {Muse}, v.] 1. To occupy or engage the attention of; to lose in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • story — I. noun (plural stories) Etymology: Middle English storie, from Anglo French estoire, estorie, from Latin historia more at history Date: 13th century 1. archaic a. history 1 b. history 3 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • short story — short story, adj. a piece of prose fiction, usually under 10,000 words. [1885 90] * * * Brief fictional prose narrative. It usually presents a single significant episode or scene involving a limited number of characters. The form encourages… …   Universalium

  • Partners in Crime (short story collection) — infobox Book | name = Partners in Crime title orig = translator = image caption = Dust jacket illustration of the US (true first) edition. See Publication history (below) for UK first edition jacket image. author = Agatha Christie cover artist =… …   Wikipedia

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