question of

it's a question of (something)

It is a matter of something; it is actually or ultimately about something. If it's a question of money, rest assured that our firm is willing to pay you whatever you ask for the service. It isn't about how this might help my career. It's a question of morals.
See also: of, question

question of something

a matter of something; a problem of something. It's not a matter of not wanting to go to the opera. It's a question of money.
See also: of, question
References in classic literature ?
Confining yourself rigidly to Fact, the question of Fact you state to yourself is: Does Mr.
As to the question of the name, I saw it now in the light in which I ought to have seen it from the first.
I was perfectly up in the subject which was the question of the day.
I shall return to the question of appropriateness later; for the present it is accuracy that I wish to consider.
In asking a question of a calculating machine, you must use its language: you must not address it in English, any more than you would address an Englishman in Chinese.
The question of verifiability is in essence this: can we discover any set of beliefs which are never mistaken or any test which, when applicable, will always enable us to discriminate between true and false beliefs?
Graham" had asked her a very remarkable question of a business nature, at the interview between them up stairs.
The lady announced--in a low sweet voice touched with a quiet sadness--that her business related to a question of marriage (as marriage is understood by Scottish law), and that her own peace of mind, and the happiness of a person very dear to her, were concerned alike in the opinion which Mr.
By the bye, is there not some question of an impending marriage on the part of the Countess?
My fear was of having to deal with the intolerable question of the grounds of his dismissal from school, for that was really but the question of the horrors gathered behind.
It was only a question of hurrying again, for a few preparations, to the house which the attendance at church of so many of the servants would practically have left unoccupied.
My quickness would have to be remarkable, however, and the question of a conveyance was the great one to settle.
Most important is the question of whether a covenant of any sort is desirable.
If the driving question of our life is "How can I make my pile as big as I can as fast as I can and retire as early as I can?
On the other hand, undoubtedly there was an intelligent design but, in my opinion, it is not a question of an alternative scientific theory to the theory of evolution.