同treasure， care for
［例］One of our cherished privileges is the right of free speech.
Every minute I have spent here impressed me with the friendship your people cherish for our people. 我在这里度过的每一分钟都能使我感受到贵国人民对我国人民所怀的友情。
［例］We continued to rehearse the chorus after the break. 休息之后我们继续排练合唱节目。
The papers all chorused the praises of the President. 各报都异口同声地对总统表示赞扬。
同condition， consideration， context
［例］He was forced by the circumstances to do this. 他做此事是为环境所迫。
Due to circumstances beyond our control the lecture was cancelled.
［例］The America Civil War was broken out during the presidency of Lincoln.
It was a civil case so there was no question of him being sent to prison.