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thing

noun (SITUATION) 情况     /θɪŋ/
things [plural]
used to refer to the general situation 情况;形势 Things have been going very well recently. 最近情况很好。 Situations and circumstances
it's a good thing
If it's a good thing that something happened, it is lucky that it happened 幸好 It's a good thing (that) we booked our tickets early. 幸好我们早订了票。 Good luck and bad luck
the way things are ( also as things stand)
in the present situation 从目前情况来看 The way things are, I'll never have this ready by June. 从目前情况来看,6月份前我无法把这一切准备好。 Situations and circumstances
(Definition of thing noun (SITUATION) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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