[ US /əˈfɛɹz/ ]
[ UK /ɐfˈeəz/ ]
[ UK /ɐfˈeəz/ ]
matters of personal concern
get his affairs in order
transactions of professional or public interest
news of current affairs
great affairs of state
How To Use affairs In A Sentence
- Warner wrote from Egypt expressing sympathy for their unfurnished state of affairs, but added, "I would rather fit out three houses and fill them with furniture than to fit out one 'dahabiyeh'. Mark Twain, a Biography. Complete
- “And now, Sir John de Walton,” he said, “methinks you are a little churlish in not ordering me some breakfast, after I have been all night engaged in your affairs; and a cup of muscadel would, I think, be no bad induction to a full consideration of this perplexed matter.” Castle Dangerous
- We have no interest in interfering in the internal affairs of other countries.
- Convenience is, however, in all affairs of life, an execrable test of value.
- He admitted to five different affairs and countless visits to massage parlors for ‘full-body’ massages.
- I could continue this yo-yo description of euroland affairs were it not that I will run out of good news to juxtapose against the bad. Euroland Should Prepare for More Ups and Downs in Its Yo-Yo Economy
- His interest in public affairs, especially in social questions, was keener.
- Deputy Agricultural and Land Affairs Minister Dirk du Toit called on farmers to invest in what he described as human resource capital.
- Produced by the BBC's network current affairs unit in Manchester, Real Story will have a three series run of 28 programmes.
- They said that as their longer "taciturnity" might cause the ruin of his Majesty's affairs, they were at last compelled to break silence. The Rise of the Dutch Republic — Complete (1555-84)