No laughing matter

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Definition

This is no laughing matter!: This is a serious issue! You should not be laughing about this issue!
idiom

a matter: an issue, a question, a problem, a topic, a subject
noun

Examples

  • "Burglary rates in the US are no laughing matter, especially in large cities."
  • "Remember, American politics is no laughing matter."
  • "You may think that this is some sort of joke, but this is no laughing matter."

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