help matters


: to make a situation better
usually used in negative statements
It didn't exactly help matters when he accused her of lying!

Examples of help matters in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their name back then — alligator pear — didn’t help matters., 5 Apr. 2024 Of course, the fact that the biggest music promoter and ticketing service is one single, giant company that has a lot of control over how tickets are bought and sold definitely doesn’t help matters. Whizy Kim, Vox, 23 May 2024 Alec Burks’ 44-second cameo in Game 2 doesn’t help matters, either. Kristian Winfield, New York Daily News, 9 May 2024 Putting his name in the title doesn’t help matters either, suggesting a self-seriousness and pride of authorship that haven’t been earned. Will Leitch, Vulture, 19 Apr. 2024 See all Example Sentences for help matters 

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“Help matters.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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