Matter can be used as a verb and a noun in English. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how we can use the word matter.
Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details:
Using matter as a noun:
- What’s the matter with the computer?
- I don’t know what the matter with Jane is. She seems down today.
- I think the problem is the hard drive. Not, I think the matter is the hard drive.
Using matter as a verb:
- Jim: Does it matter where we have lunch today?
- Jen: It doesn’t matter where we go, as long as it’s not fast food.
- Everything she says matters to me because I value her opinions.
Other uses of matter as a noun:
- There has been no organic matter found on the moon.
- In physics calls, the students learned about inorganic matter.
- I have prepared some reading matter for class today.
- That company deals with digitizing printed matter.
- The marketing problem? We discussed the matter all morning.
- I am aware that John’s performance is not good and I have already reviewed the matter with the boss.
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