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Teachers feel this is a matter for discussion with parents.
an extremely important matter
You look sad. What’s the matter?
What’s the matter with the car?
I think there’s something the matter with the printer.
There’s nothing the matter with you – you’re just tired.
Her angry attitude didn’t improve matters.
The package arrived late and, to make matters worse, it wasn’t what we had ordered.
You can improve the soil by adding composted organic matter.
The new law should be introduced as a matter of urgency.
The peace process is a matter of life or death in some regions.
No matter where I am, I’m always thinking of you.
No matter how much you protect your children, they will still make mistakes.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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