Turkish translation of “matter”
what's the matter A2 used to ask or talk about the reason for a problem
Neyin var?', 'Sorun nedir?', 'Ne oluyor?', 'Ne oldu?'
What's the matter with your leg?Difficult situations and unpleasant experiencesAccidents and disasters
there's something/nothing the matter A2 used to say that there is/is not a problem
Bir sorun var/yok!', 'Bir aksilik/problem var/yok!'
There's something the matter with the washing machine.Wrong
a matter of confidence/luck/waiting, etc › If something is a matter of confidence/luck/waiting, etc, that is what you need for it to happen.
Learning languages is just a matter of hard work.Essential or necessary
no matter how/what/when, etc B2 used to emphasize that something cannot be changed
ne olursa olsun; kesinlikle; yüzde yüz; ...(nasıl/ne/ne zaman) olursa olsun
I never manage to lose any weight, no matter how hard I try.Not able to be changedKeeping and staying the same
as a matter of fact B2 used to emphasize that something is true, especially when it is surprising
aslında, esasında, doğruyu söylemek gerekirse, doğrusu, işin doğrusu/esası/özü
As a matter of fact, I used to live next door to him.Reality and truth
a matter of life and/or death › a serious situation where people could die
ölüm kalım meselesi
Getting water to these people is a matter of life and death.Accidents and disastersDifficult situations and unpleasant experiencesFailures
it's only a matter of time › If you say that it is only a matter of time before something happens, you are sure it will happen but you do not know when.
→ See also subject matter, be no laughing matter
sadece biraz zaman meselesi; an meselesi; zaman her şeyi gösterecek