be another matter/thing Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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be another matter/thing

to be a different ​situation that is ​likely to be ​judgeddifferently: Cars are ​useful, but ​theirimpact on the ​environment is another ​matteraltogether. to be very different and ​likely to ​involve more ​problems or difficulties: Wanting to ​help the ​homeless is one thing, ​findingcheapsecureaccommodation for them is ​quite another (thing).
(Definition of be another matter/thing from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be another matter/thing”
in Chinese (Simplified) 另当别论, 情况不同, 另外一回事…
in Chinese (Traditional) 另當別論, 情況不同, 另外一回事…
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