Definition of “a matter/question of time” - English Dictionary

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“a matter/question of time” in British English

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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)

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