for that matter



Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - for that matter

"for that matter"

true in the same way as a previous, similar remark;

besides;

in addition

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - for that matter

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: I am not sure why the boss is unhappy with our progress on the current project.

Colleague 2: It does not seem fair. A great deal of hard work has already been done and, for that matter, is continuing.

Colleague 1: And the project is coming together extremely well besides.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - for that matter

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1: Have you seen Freida lately?

Friend 2: No, I haven't. Come to think of it, I haven't seen her for a couple of weeks. Have you seen her recently?

Friend 1: No I haven't. For that matter, no one else has seen her either.

Friend 2: Do you suppose we should be worried?

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for that matter - Usage:

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for that matter - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for for that matter.




for that matter - Examples:

1)  If you do not want to display these widgets, (or any others for that matter) this setting allows you to remove them.

2)  If everyone refused to pay 150 dollars for Nike shoes or anything else for that matter that exploits the desperation of others then the free market just may work.

3)  I didn't always like laundry (or any chores for that matter) as a kid.

4)  And poised to have the only website (or business for that matter) that could take down the almighty Google.

5)  ... sorry but you embarrass yourself as somebody without much knowledge nor education for that matter

6)  Can one imagine what would be Washington's reaction, or Israel's for that matter if an Iranian drone had been forced down or landed in their respective territories?

7)  ... no narrator, like no human being, has complete self-knowledge or, for that matter, complete knowledge of anything. 

8)  ... to properly walk in heels down subway stairs, or anywhere in NYC for that matter. I still haven't mastered this technique yet.

9)  If someone is complaining about your products, services, or anything else for that matter, say you're sorry. It doesn't matter if their complaint is warranted.

10)  ... worry about something happening to your hard drive, or to your house for that matter, as you can remotely access your backed up data from anywhere.

11)  There is no room for beige in this world, or brown for that matter.

12)  You don't understand the first thing about NewAge, or religion for that matter, so you really need to talk to someone else.

13)  Apple is selling more of each model iPad (and iPhone for that matter) that it brings out.

14)  Get some confidence if this list offends you or anything else offends you for that matter.

15)  as cats, dogs monkeys, even giraffes and donkeys.. or any animal for that matter can and does actually smile when happy.

16)  The whole town for that matter blamed Grace for everything and it was just crap! 

17)  There was no way a new iPhone, or any new smartphone for that matter, would be released without 4G LTE access.

18)  How are streetcars better than buses? And for that matter, are bicycles even a slow way to get around? 

19)  ... so I can not appreciate French films, or any foreign films for that matter

20)  Industrial food systems (or anything industrial for that matter) do not have the consumer's best interests in mind.