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be no laughing matter

To be a serious and important topic or situation. Your grades are no laughing matter. Unless you want to repeat the ninth grade, you need to start studying.
See also: laugh, matter

be no laughing matter

if a subject is no laughing matter, it is serious and not something that people should make jokes about Haemorrhoids are all very funny when other people have them, but if you get them yourself, it's no laughing matter.
See also: laugh, matter