And it was not far from here, which would help matters.
"It might help matters if now and then someone would tell me what was going on before it's happened, not after."
The fact that neither could look the other full in the face did not help matters.
Still, I do not see how a statement like this can help matters.
And the difference in pay scale did not help matters.
I don't know why he said that, because it sure didn't help matters.
Then the children started coming along - rather quickly, I fear, and seven in number, which didn't help matters one bit.
Matters were not helped by the fact that the race was run in the dark, as it began at 5 pm.
It did not help matters when I began to run into her around the neighborhood.
His own appearance didn't help matters, but he really had no choice, not after everything.