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Languages => Language-specific analysis => Topic started by: Jim on January 02, 2020, 09:57:59 AM

Title: Meanings
Post by: Jim on January 02, 2020, 09:57:59 AM
What is the difference between matter and situation?
Title: Re: Meanings
Post by: Daniel on January 02, 2020, 03:48:33 PM
In what context? Is this for a particular article or theory? Are you referring to technical usage, or to the colloquial meaning of those words? And if so, which sense of 'matter'? I suppose there's a particular sense in which they overlap closely, but it's a relatively rare use of 'matter'.