affair,matter,business的用法区别

affair含义最广,指“事件,事物”,复数形式指“重大的事务”

matter指需考虑或处理的事,在“what is the matter with sb/sth?”结构中,the matter指“麻烦,困难”。

business指商业方面的事情,有时有指责的意思。请大家看下面的例句。

The newspapers exaggerated the whole affair wildly.报纸毫无根据地夸大了整个事件。

What was the matter?怎么回事呢?

After some time the two found that their business cooperation had turned into a personal one.

过了不久,这两个人发现他们生意上的合作已经变成私人的合作了。

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