（情形） circumstances; situation; condition; state of affairs
state one's case
the whole circumstances
in reduced [well] circumstances
as far as circumstances allow
in many cases
be in a state of confusion
be in a critical condition
How do matters stand?
It depends on circumstances.; It all depends.; That depends.
We should make decisions in accordance with specific conditions.
He inquired after her health.
Economic conditions were very bad.
（军事上的变化） military situation
How is the situation at the front?