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affair

noun [C] (MATTER)
事情
 
 
/əˈfeər/ US  /-ˈfer/
a situation or subject that is being dealt with or considered; a matter
事務;事情
She organizes her financial affairs very efficiently.
她把自己的財務管理得井井有條、又快又好。
He's always meddling in (= trying to influence) other people's affairs.
他總想插手別人的事情。
What I do in my spare time is my affair (= only involves me).
我在閒暇時間做甚麼,這是我自己的事。
Topics and areas of interestSituations and circumstances
a matter or situation which causes strong public feeling, usually of moral disapproval
(通常指在道德上被譴責的)事件
The arms-dealing affair has severely damaged the reputation of the government.
武器交易事件嚴重損害了政府的聲譽。
The President's handling of the affair has been criticised.
總統對這次事件的處理遭到了抨擊。
Situations and circumstances
(Definition of affair noun (MATTER) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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