What difference does it make?


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What difference does it make?

Will the given thing, decision, or situation actually matter or cause any appreciable difference? A: "Please make your bed in the morning before you leave for school." B: "What difference does it make? I'll only mess it up again each night when I go to bed." A: "So I decided to paint the room red instead of orange—what difference does it make?" B: "Because the red doesn't match with any of the furniture we picked out, you clod!"
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What difference does it make?

Does it really matter?; Does it cause any trouble? What if I choose to leave home? What difference does it make? So Jane dropped out of the club. What difference does it make?
See also: difference, does, what
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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