Definition of it is only a matter of time in English:

it is only a matter of time

phrase

  • There will not be long to wait.

    ‘it's only a matter of time before the general is removed’
    • ‘But they have pledged to be back next year, and say it is only a matter of time before they register their first success in the borough.’
    • ‘They say it is only a matter of time before someone is injured.’
    • ‘Going by the recent weather it is only a matter of time before someone invents an umbrella with sun cream dispenser at the handle.’
    • ‘Remember, if such lawlessness is allowed to go unchecked it is only a matter of time before you become the next victim.’
    • ‘But barring ill health on his part, it is only a matter of time until he becomes chairman.’
    • ‘Given the speed at which these vehicles approach the blind corners in the village it is only a matter of time before a serious accident occurs.’
    • ‘All products are merged into one another, and it is only a matter of time before it is out of your control and there is one single super-product left.’
    • ‘Knowing the standard of magazines in our house, it is only a matter of time…’
    • ‘Publicans and members of the public there feel it is only a matter of time before the ban is introduced across Europe.’
    • ‘I think it is only a matter of time with Michael, but we can't wait on that.’