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the truth/fact of the matter is (that)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe truth/fact of the matter is (that)the truth/fact of the matter is (that)spoken used when saying what you think is really true concerning a situation The truth of the matter is that we don’t know exactly how the disease is spread. matter
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the truth/fact of the matter is (that)For the fact of the matter is, all the fight has been taken out of Blue.
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