王砚辉:matter

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王砚辉:matter

王砚辉:matter

  用作名词 (n.)

  a matter of fact

  事实上 the truth

  a matter of life and death

  生死攸关的事情;成败的关键 issue that is crucial to survival,success,etc.

  a matter of opinion

  看法不同的见解 sth about which people hold different views

  as a matter of conscience

  从道德观点出发 thinking of sth according to conscience

  as a matter of course

  自然,通常 naturally

  as a matter of fact

  事实上,其实 in truth

  as a matter of routine

  按照惯例 routinely

  be a matter of

  问题的关键是… be a question of what is necessary

  be a matter of time

  迟早要发生 will happen sooner or later

  be the matter with

  成为困难〔问题〕 be the difficulty〔problem〕

  for that matter

  就那件事而论,关于那一点 concerning that

  (in) a matter of

  大约,左右 about; or so

  in the matter of

  在…方面; 就…而论 about sth

  matter in question

  正在考虑〔讨论〕的问题 point being considered〔discussed〕

  no laughing matter

  需要严肃对待的事,正经事 serious thing

  no matter

  不管,不论 regardless of

  no matter what

  无论如何,不管怎样 whatever

  not to mince matters

  坦率地说 to be frank

  what's the matter?

  怎么回事?怎么啦? what is the problem?what is wrong?

  用作动词 (v.)

  matter about (v.+prep.)

  对…重要 be important to (sb)

  matter about sb/sth/v-ing

  It doesn't matter about me; I can walk.

  不要管我,我能走。

  It doesn't matter about the price, buy it, whatever it costs.

  不要考虑价钱,无论花多少钱,都买吧。

  Is the idea clear?It does not matter about the actual numbers.

  概念清楚了吗?具体数字倒没什么关系。

  It doesn't matter if you close the door.

  关门没关系。

  matter to (v.+prep.)

  对…重要 be important to (sb)

  matter to sb/sth

  My health matters more to my doctor than to my family.

  我的健康状况对医生比对我家里人更为重要。

  That was what mattered most to him.

  那是对他至关重要的事。

  It matters little to me.

  这对我无所谓。

  It matters greatly to our relationship.

  这事对你我之间的关系影响重大。

  I don't think anybody matters to her apart from herself.

  我认为除了她自己以外,别人对她无关紧要。


王砚辉:matter