Übersetzung von “matter” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

matter

nounmatter /ˈmætər/
countable a subject or topic
question feminine , affaire feminine

We're trying to deal with the matter of his bad behavior.
Nous essayons de traiter de la question de sa mauvaise conduite.

That's a different matter altogether.
C'est une affaire tout à fait différente.
uncountable a substance or type of thing
matière feminine

printed matter
matière imprimée
the matter
indicates a problem or worry
le problème

What's the matter, Henry?
Qu'y a-t-il, Henri ?

There's something the matter with my Internet connection.
Il y a quelque chose qui ne va pas avec ma connexion Internet.
matters
plural all the things involved in a situation
choses feminine plural

Yelling isn't going to help matters, is it?
Hurler ne va pas faire avancer les choses, n'est-ce pas ?
a matter of
emphasizes how small sth is
qu'une question de

It's just a matter of days until we go on vacation.
Ce n'est qu'une question de jours avant que nous partions en vacances.

It's only a matter of time before he finds out.
Ça n'est qu'une question de temps avant qu'il l'apprenne.
indicates what sth involves or is about
question feminine

His getting the job or not is really just a matter of luck.
Qu'il obtienne ou pas le travail n'est vraiment qu'une question de chance.
a matter of opinion/taste
depending on sb's opinion or taste
une question d'opinion / de goût

Whether capital punishment is acceptable is a matter of opinion.
Que la peine capitale soit acceptable ou non est une question d'opinion.
emphasizes how small sth is
qu'une question de

It's just a matter of days until we go on vacation.
Ce n'est qu'une question de jours avant que nous partions en vacances.

It's only a matter of time before he finds out.
Ça n'est qu'une question de temps avant qu'il l'apprenne.
indicates what sth involves or is about
question feminine

His getting the job or not is really just a matter of luck.
Qu'il obtienne ou pas le travail n'est vraiment qu'une question de chance.
a matter of opinion/taste
depending on sb's opinion or taste
une question d'opinion / de goût

Whether capital punishment is acceptable is a matter of opinion.
Que la peine capitale soit acceptable ou non est une question d'opinion.
a matter of life and death
a situation in which sb could die
une question de vie ou de mort
as a matter of fact
indicates you are going to give more information
en fait

As a matter of fact, we've just moved into the area.
En fait, nous venons d'emménager dans la région.
indicates you disagree and are going to give your opinion
en fait

As a matter of fact, it wasn't Paul who did it, it was Johnny.
En fait, ce n'est pas Paul qui l'a fait, c'est Johnny.
indicates you are going to give more information
en fait

As a matter of fact, we've just moved into the area.
En fait, nous venons d'emménager dans la région.
indicates you disagree and are going to give your opinion
en fait

As a matter of fact, it wasn't Paul who did it, it was Johnny.
En fait, ce n'est pas Paul qui l'a fait, c'est Johnny.
for that matter
spoken emphasizes a statement
d'ailleurs

I won't be helping him - or anyone else for that matter.
Ça ne l'aidera pas, ni personne d'autre d'ailleurs.
no matter what/where/when etc.
indicates what sb does or where/when sth happens is not important
peu importe ce que / où / quand etc.

I'll always love you, no matter what you do.
Je t'aimerai toujours peu importe ce que tu fasses.

matter

verb intransitivematter /ˈmætər/
to be important or significant
importer

It doesn't matter if I rip these old pants.
Ça n'a pas d'importance si j'arrache ces vieilles plantes.

It's family that matters most to him.
C'est la famille qui importe le plus à ses yeux.

Does it matter what time we come?
Est-ce que c'est important, l'heure à laquelle nous venons ?

(Übersetzung von “matter” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

matter

noun /ˈmӕtə/

solids, liquids and/or gases in any form, from which everything physical is made

matière
The entire universe is made up of different kinds of matter.

a subject or topic (of discussion etc)

sujet
a private matter
money matters.

pus

pus
The wound was infected and full of matter.
matter-of-fact adjective

keeping to the actual facts; not fanciful, emotional or imaginative

terre-à-terre
a matter-of-fact statement/opinion/attitude
The account is written in a calm matter-of-fact style.
be the matter (often with with)

to be the/a trouble, difficulty or thing that is wrong

ce qui ne va pas
Is anything the matter?
What’s the matter with you?
a matter of course

something that one expects to happen, be done etc

tout naturellement
You don’t have to ask her – she’ll do it as a matter of course.
a matter of opinion

something about which different people have different opinions or views

affaire d’opinion
Whether she’s clever or not is a matter of opinion.
no matter

it is not important

peu importe
‘He’s not here.’ ‘No matter, I’ll see him later.’
no matter who/what/where etc

whoever, whatever, wherever etc

qui/quoi/oû que ce soit
No matter what happens, I’ll go.

(Übersetzung von “matter” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)