Examples of A Story
Will you tell us a story?
Will someone read me a story?
Have you ever heard such a story?
Don't you know how to tell a story?
Do you want me to tell you a story?
If I tell you a story, will you go to sleep?
Daddy, can you read me a story before I go to sleep?
Is the weepy 'Bridges of Madison County' such a story?
(Meredith Blake in Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )
What tells us more about what we drink—a story or a science experiment?
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )
How do you engage your most senior leaders in a story that is leading down the wrong path?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )
Is there a story that you need to start telling others about the great things that are happening because of you?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )
A blurb about a story in the web magazine Grantland the other day referred to Derek Jeter as “one of the greatest, and most divisive, players of our lifetime.” Divisive?
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )
In his Budget speech, the Chancellor described the battle, 600 years ago this October, as a story of how “a strong leader defeated an ill-judged alliance between the champion of a united Europe and a renegade force of Scottish nationalists.” Get it?
(The Independent - U.K. News, )
Tell me a story!
Tell us a story.
Tell me a story.
I read Tom a story.
That's quite a story.
I am telling a story.
I'll tell you a story.
Tom told Mary a story.
Tom is telling a story.
Every sign has a story.
I have a story to tell.
How sad a story this is!
Tom told us all a story.
Let me tell you a story.
He wrote a story just now.
I want to tell you a story.
This is a story about stars.
This is a story about a cat.
He sat down to read a story.
I don't believe such a story.
I'm going to tell you a story.
Tom is going to tell us a story.
He made up a story about the dog.
Let's hear a story of his travels.
He made up a story about the king.
That's too good a story to be true.
This is a story written in English.
It's a story based on a real event.
You've made up quite a story there.
Some people compare life to a story.
Tom wanted Mary to read him a story.
Many a story has been told about him.
It never hurts to tell a story twice.
Tom really knows how to tell a story.
It is a story made out of whole cloth.
Tell me a story from beginning to end.
Never have I heard so terrible a story.
I've never heard of such a story before.
This is a story written in easy English.
This is a story written in simple English.
I've never heard such a story all my life.
That's a story I don't want to talk about.
Tom wrote a story for the school magazine.
I cannot hear such a story without weeping.
I cannot help laughing to hear such a story.
This is a story about a little boy named Tom.
She knew better than to tell him such a story.
Today we heard a story about biogas extraction.
You can't read a story if you don't understand.
A newspaper printed a story about the operation.
In Aesop's Fables is a story called "Sour Grapes".
Tom won't go to sleep unless you read him a story.
You must be very naive to be taken in by such a story.
Kenji told his friends a story about his trip to India.
Now here is a story about a Japanese girl named Haru-chan.
Let me tell you a story you've probably never heard before.
Seeing the woman with the yellow hat reminded me of a story.
If you're cheeky once more, I won't read you a story tonight.
It's a story about a man who dies without ever finding true love.
Tom was sitting in front of a group of children, telling them a story.
Yuji told his friend a story about his adventure during the summer vacation.
Amazing! This moving a story is a first for me! It's truly an epic among epics!
The press can't ignore us forever. Sooner or later, they'll do a story about us.
If the boy gets sleepy, don't leave him in front of the television. Take him to bed early and read him a story.
I saw one, a mermaid, when I was a primary schooler. But it wasn't that sort of fairy-tale atmosphere of a story.
The night was dark and stormy. Three robbers sat in a cave. Said one to another. Bill, tell us a story. And this is how it began.
When I was little, grandpa and grandma would come to baby-sit. At night in bed grandma would read to me. Or grandpa would tell a story.
My classmates would accept me for who I was even though I spent so much time daydreaming and wondering over to the wrong side of the classroom while the teacher was reading a story.
I think if you're artistic in any way, you're probably born with it. I guess it's a talent that can be learned here and there, but I think the instinct to tell a story or to create something happens maybe in the womb.
A work like "In This House of Brede," which tells the story of a successful businesswoman who enters a convent in middle life, is as interesting--and for the same reasons--as a story that takes place on a planet orbiting a distant star.
Everyone has a story.
A drink precedes a story.
What a story these old walls could tell.
Everything in a story should be credible.
I try to tell a story musically in a song.
I'm just writing a story that I want to read.
(Jean M. Auel)
Every doorway, every intersection has a story.
A story is told as much by silence as by speech.
It's the orator's wit to make a story appear old.
It takes more drawing to tell a story in pantomime.
A story without an author is not worth listening to.
I love being part of a company, and telling a story.
A story is not finished, until it took the worst turn.
Everyone of us is a wonder. Everyone of us has a story.
I've tried to tell a story. For me, it is the best one.
In seeking truth you have to get both sides of a story.
He who comes with a story to you brings two away from you.
In the writing process, the more a story cooks, the better.
A story never looks as good as when the other fellow buys it.
I had never been out covering a story, but boy, was that fun.
A story is only half told if there is only one side presented.
A book is a story for the mind. A song is a story for the soul.
A story in Asimov's is read by hundreds of thousands of people.
I like the way Wiseman builds a story in an unconventional way.
I wanted to write a story that demanded the viewer's attention.
The blues tells a story. Every line of the blues has a meaning.
(John Lee Hooker)
History's like a story in a way: it depends on who's telling it.
(Dorothy Salisbury Davis)
The person who brings a story to you will take away two from you.
Each person's life is a story that is telling itself in the living.
(William Throsby Bridges)
I want to tell a story and shape it all the way through to the end.
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