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English definition of “be another matter/thing”

be another matter/thing

to be a different situation that is likely to be judged differently : Cars are useful , but their impact on the environment is another matter altogether .Being and appearing different to be very different and likely to involve more problems or difficulties : Wanting to help the homeless is one thing, finding cheap secure accommodation for them is quite another (thing).Being and appearing differentComplicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand Grammar:OrOr is a conjunction that connects two or more possibilities or alternatives. It connects words, phrases and clauses which are the same grammatical type:Grammar:Other, others, the other or another?Grammar:OtherOther means ‘additional or extra’, or ‘alternative’, or ‘different types of’.Grammar:The other
(Definition of be another matter/thing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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