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Why should it matter that he's a little overweight?
It doesn't really matter if we're a bit late.
Does it matter if I don't take a present?
'I've forgotten my swimming stuff.' 'It doesn't matter – you can borrow these.'
I don't think it matters that he hasn't got a degree.
It doesn't matter how you look at it: the problem remains the same.
This is the British English definition of matter. View American English definition of matter.
a substance that scientists think exists out in space, but for which they have no direct proof
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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