the little/small matter

noun

Definition of the little/small matter

used in an ironic way to refer to a difficult situation or problem He wants to buy a new car, but first there's the little/small matter of getting enough money to pay for it.

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“The little/small matter.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20little%2Fsmall%20matter. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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