Idiom:  a matter of doing something

Meaning 

Idiom:  a matter of doing something

  • something that must be done


Example sentences

  • Organizing this house is a matter of throwing away most of the things that you don’t use anymore.
  • Getting into a good college is not just a matter of good grades—you also need good test scores, participation in extracurricular activities as well as a good application and essay.
  • Losing weight is a matter of counting calories and exercising but keeping it off usually requires life changes.
  • Getting into a sorority is a matter of connections, charisma, beauty and being like the other members of the group.
  • It's simply a matter of following the process if you want to succeed.
  • Getting a promotion here is a matter of sucking up to the boss.
  • If you want to save your marriage, it's a matter of communicating better and compromising with your spouse.
  • Being a vegetarian isn't difficult. It's a matter of organizing your meals in advance.
  • If your son wants to stay on the team, it's a matter of attending classes and getting better grades.

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