the case

noun

Definition of the case

: what actually exists or happens A lot of people have had trouble working with him, and that was certainly the case with me. She had expected him to come home, but that was not to be the case.

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“The case.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20case. Accessed 22 Feb. 2020.

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