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a matter/question of time

used when you ​think that something will ​happen at some ​point in the near ​future: If you ​keep on ​driving like that, it'll only be a ​matter of time before you have an ​accident.
(Definition of a matter/question of time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a matter/question of time”
in Chinese (Simplified) (只不过是)时间问题…
in Chinese (Traditional) (只不過是)時間問題…
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