Definition of 事情

じじょうjijou

noun:

  • circumstances; conditions; situation; reasons; state of affairs

Example Sentences

よんどころないyondokoronai事情jijoude今年kotoshinonatsuha別荘bessoude過ごせないsugosenaiんだnda
Due to unavoidable circumstances this summer I can't stay in my holiday cottage.
かくかくしかじかkakukakushikajikadeto事情jijouwo説明setsumeiしたshitaのだnodagaあんまりanmari興味kyoumiなさそうnasasouna相槌aizuchiしかshika返ってkaetteこなかったkonakatta
I explained the situation, as this, that and such and such, but they just nodded along without showing much interest.
彼女kanojohaすべてのsubeteno事情jijouwo利用riyouするsuru
She takes every circumstance into account.
彼女kanojoni会うauべきbekiかどうかkadoukaha私自身watashijishinga決めるkimeru事情jijouda
The decision whether I should see her is mine alone.
kareha日本nipponno内部のnaibuno事情jijouwoよくyoku知っているshitteiru
He has a good knowledge of the internal affairs of Japan.

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