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When I entered the room, I saw a book on the ground.
When I entered the room, I saw a book on the floor.

The floor is the part of the room on which we walk. The ground is outside the house.

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She told me an interesting history.
She told me an interesting story.
We study the story of the Romans.
We study the history of the Romans.

A story is an account of events which may or may not be true. History is a systematic record of past events

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They had some strangers last night.
They had some guests last night.

A guest is usually a friend who comes to our house tor a visit, while a stranger is a person unknown to us.

A foreigner is a person from another country and speaking a foreign language

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The TV crew arrived at the scene.
The TV crew arrived at the scenery.
The scenery in Cyprus is beautiful.
The scene in Cyprus is beautiful.

A scene refers to one particular place, while scenery refers to the general appearance of the country. We don't use scenery in the plural.

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Stand in the centre of the circle.
Stand in the middle of the circle.
He was in the middle of the street.
He was in the centre of the street.

Centre is the point that is equidistant from the edge of a circle. Middle is the area equidistant from two sides: middle of the road, middle of the room, middle of the page, etc.

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