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    artica is offline Newbie
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    Post Matters Pending

    Do "matters pending" and "pending matters" mean different things?

    "There are still pending matters."
    "There are still matters pending."

    Could these sentences be interpreted differently?

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    Rover_KE is online now Moderator
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    Re: Matters Pending

    Only the second is idiomatic.

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