Definition of 'the fact of the matter'
Example sentences containing 'the fact of the matter'
But the fact of the matter was, she was liable to be fonder of him than God would be, being a fellow councillor.PROSPECT HILL (2003)
It was more --- so much more --- than just the fact of the matter , it was the basic, fundamental bloody principle of the thing.BEHINDLINGS (2003) PASSION IN THE PEAK (2003)
Definition of the fact of the matter from the Collins English Dictionary