the small matter of (something)(redirected from a small matter of)
the small matter of (something)
Said in reference to a rather large or important issue that has not yet been completed or addressed. A: "Thank you for your services, Jennings. My valet will show you out." B: "Thank you, sir. However, there is still the small matter of my pay for the last three months."
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