It was clear that she wanted to discuss some private matter.
Until the matter is resolved the athletes will be ineligible to compete.
Don't you think this is now a matter for the police?. [+ for]
Business matters drew him to Paris.
History is always a matter of interpretation. [+ of]
Observance of the law is a matter of principle for us.
After that, life became a matter of defying school rules.
Jack had attended these meetings as a matter of routine for years. [+ of]
Carole, what's the matter? You don't seem happy.
What's the matter with your office?.
She told him there was nothing the matter.
A lot of the food goes on the floor but that doesn't matter. [VERB]
As for Laura and me, the colour of our skin has never mattered. [VERB]
As long as staff are smart, it does not matter how long their hair is. [VERB wh]
Does it matter that people don't know this?. [VERB that]
Money is the only thing that matters to them. [VERB + to]
Being responsible for one's own health is one thing, but being responsible for another person's health is quite a different matter.
You have no business going into such places all by yourselves. If your parents take you, of course, that's another matter.