the matter
phrasal wrong <
nothing's the matter with me
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • the matter — {adj.} Not as it should be; wrong. Used in questions or with negatives or if . * /Why don t you answer me? What s the matter?/ * /John may be slow in arithmetic, but nothing s the matter with his pitching arm./ * /If anything is the matter,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • the matter — {adj.} Not as it should be; wrong. Used in questions or with negatives or if . * /Why don t you answer me? What s the matter?/ * /John may be slow in arithmetic, but nothing s the matter with his pitching arm./ * /If anything is the matter,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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