for that matter


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for that matter

besides; in addition. If you're hungry, take one of my doughnuts. For that matter, take two. I don't like this house. The roof leaks. For that matter, the whole place is falling apart. Tom is quite arrogant. So is his sister, for that matter.
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for that matter

As for that, so far as that is concerned, as in For that matter I'm not too hungry. William Congreve used it in The Old Batchelour (1693; 4:22): "No, no, for that matter, when she and I part, she'll carry her separate maintenance." [Late 1600s]
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for that matter

So far as that is concerned; as for that.
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