Happiness is a matter of health in body and soul.

The sentence is meant to say that "happiness is defined by health in body and soul".

Does "is a matter of" mean that? Is it idiomatic to use it in that sense? Or any better phrase to use instead of it?

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    Possible duplicate of Does the sentence mean what it is meant to mean? – Jason Bassford Jun 3 '19 at 3:58
  • @JasonBassford That is a different question. – Sasan Jun 3 '19 at 6:04
  • @Sasan: please explain us how they are different. – virolino Jun 3 '19 at 9:27
  • @virolino - One question asks about "is a matter of". The other question asks about "is about". Perhaps you could explain how those are duplicates? – J.R. Jun 3 '19 at 10:15
  • @virolino They are two different question about two different phrases that may or may not mean the same thing. Isn't it obvious? – Sasan Jun 3 '19 at 10:20

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