Idiom:  no laughing matter


Idiom:  no laughing matter

  • something that is serious and not a joke

Example sentences

— Bullying is no laughing matter. People have killed themselves from the abuse.

— Throwing a pencil at your teacher is no laughing matter and therefore we’ve decided to give you a 3-day suspension.

— High blood pressure is no laughing matter. You’ve got to reduce stress and stop smoking.

— Putting dog poop in our neighbor's mailbox is no laughing matter. You're grounded!

— Sexual harassment is no laughing matter so I'm glad the "Me too" movement has finally arrived.

— It will be no laughing matter if I fail the test and lose my scholarship.

— Your getting drunk every single night is no laughing matter. Perhaps you need help.

— President Trump's lies are no laughing matter to the majority of Americans.

— I don't understand how anyone thinks a blizzard means there's no global warming.  Climate change is no a laughing matter.

— You don't understand.  Getting zero likes on my Facebook posts is no laughing matter.


  • is not funny

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