матерія; питання; суть (What’s is matter? - Що трапилося?)

Приклади використання слова «matter»:

Why could he not have left the matter to the future?
No matter how threatening the termites mightbe, the human beings must not hesitate.
The more I thought upon the matter the greater became my perturbation.
And the same inthe matter of food.
As a matter of fact I never have.