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 Meanings and Examples of MATTER
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matter
 v.  be of importance
 n.  a situation under consideration; a topic
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  It seems to me, Stamford," I added, looking hard at my companion, "that you have some reason for washing your hands of the matter.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER I. MR. SHERLOCK HOLMES
2  Before turning to those moral and mental aspects of the matter which present the greatest difficulties, let the enquirer begin by mastering more elementary problems.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
3  My dear fellow, what does it matter to me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  Supposing I unravel the whole matter, you may be sure that Gregson, Lestrade, and Co.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
5  "You don't seem to give much thought to the matter in hand," I said at last, interrupting Holmes' musical disquisition.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
6  As long as all these questions were unsolved, I felt that sleep would be no easy matter, either for Holmes or myself.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
7  On thinking the matter over, it must have occurred to him that it was possible that he had lost the ring in the road after leaving the house.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
8  Oh, bless you, it doesn't matter in the least.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
9  I felt more than ever that these people knew something of the matter.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VI. TOBIAS GREGSON SHOWS WHAT HE CAN DO
10  "We have been hearing Gregson's view of the matter," Holmes observed.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
11  He had to seal his mouth on the subject, however, for to express an unorthodox opinion was a dangerous matter in those days in the Land of the Saints.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
12  He concealed his fears from his daughter, however, and affected to make light of the whole matter, though she, with the keen eye of love, saw plainly that he was ill at ease.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER IV. A FLIGHT FOR LIFE
13  In his eagerness he had wandered far past the ravines which were known to him, and it was no easy matter to pick out the path which he had taken.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
14  Even then it was no easy matter to keep to the right track, for the moon had not yet risen, and the high cliffs on either side made the obscurity more profound.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
15  They were rich and I was poor, so that it was no easy matter for me to follow them.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER VI. A CONTINUATION OF THE REMINISCENCES OF JOHN W...
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  She tried to argue the matter away.
17  I won't argue about the matter.
18  You trot out that argument whenever I try to discuss this matter with you.
19  It's no matter to me whether you arrive early or late.
20  We know that taste in art is a subjective matter.
21  The article is devoid of substantial matter.
22  They wouldn't ask for help unless it were a matter of life and death.
23  He offered to go and attend to the matter.
24  We will have to attend the ball just as a matter of form.
25  Your prompt attention to this matter will be appreciated.
26  Thank you for calling this matter to our attention.
27  Sometimes happiness is just a matter of attitude adjustment.
28  No matter what a woman tries to do to improve her situation, there is some barrier or attitude to keep her down.
29  He referred the matter to the Attorney General for possible action against several newspapers.
30  The matter then goes to Justice Department superiors in the office of the deputy attorney general.