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Translation of "matter" - English-Turkish dictionary

matter

noun     /ˈmætər/
SUBJECT [C]
B2 a subject or situation that you need to think about, discuss, or deal with konu, mesele, sorun I've been thinking about this matter for a long time. He denied any knowledge of the matter. To make matters worse, our car broke down!Topics and areas of interestPhilosophy
SUBSTANCE [U]
the physical substances that exist in the universe (fen) madde The state of matter
TYPE OF THING [U]
a particular type of substance or thing madde, cisim vegetable matter printed matterThe state 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 days/weeks/feet, etc
used in expressions describing how small an amount or period of time is bir kaç gün/hafta/ayak gibi kısa bir süre/mesafeyi vurgulamada kullanılır The aircraft missed each other by a matter of feet.General words for size and amount
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. güven/şans/zaman meselesi 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 course
If something happens as a matter of course, it always happens as part of the normal process or system. işin esasına uygun olarak, usulen, olağan, normal olarak Babies were tested for the disease as a matter of course.Ways of achieving things
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. sadece biraz zaman meselesi; an meselesi; zaman her şeyi gösterecek Inevitable
→  See also subject matter , be no laughing matter
(Definition of matter noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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