one's usual occupation; profession
buying and selling; commerce; trade
commercial house; firm; shop
action on stage
difficult matter; affair
"he bought his brother's business"
"a small mom-and-pop business"
"a racially integrated business concern"
"computers are now widely used in business"
"he's not in my line of business"
"it's none of your business"
"mind your own business"
"gossip was the main business of the evening"
"business is good today"
"show me where the business was today"
"Government and business could not agree"
"they have an upper class clientele"
"his business with the cane was hilarious"
What is your business here so late to Night?
The Prime Minister..believed that the primary business of government was to administer the existing order.
出自： W. S. Churchill
The weather has no business to be so hot in spring.
You have no business saying things about me.
He had no business getting mixed up in such a matter.
She engaged in business.
She wants to see you on business.
She go to business by bike.
He went into business at the age of 18.
误 He has gone to London on a business.
正 He has gone to London on business.
析 可说on business(因事),也可说on a little business(因一件小事),但不可说on a business。
误 Her husband is a businessman.
正 Her husband is a man of business.
析 a businessman的意思是“商人”, man of business的意思是“实业家”。
误 Which do you want to do, go to business or become a lawyer?
正 Which do you want to do, go into business or become a lawyer?
析 go to business是“去上班”的意思, go into business才是“经商”的意思。
误 No admittance except in business.
正 No admittance except on business.
析 in business的意思是“经商”, on business才是“因公,因事”的意思。