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English definition of “a matter/question of time”

a matter/question of time

used when you think that something will happen at some point in the near future : If you carry on driving like that, it'll only be a matter of time before you have an accident .In the future and soon Grammar:TimeTime is a noun with a number of meanings. In some senses it is countable, and in others it is uncountable. A good learner’s dictionary will give you its many meanings and tell you whether it is countable or uncountable.
(Definition of a matter/question of time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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