problem/matter has been haunting me for quite a while

blizzy

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Can I say this?
This problem/matter has been haunting me for quite a while / for quite a long time.
 

Rover_KE

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You can say all four of those sentences.
 

emsr2d2

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Can I say this?
This problem/matter has been haunting me for quite a while/for quite a long time.

You correctly left no spaces around the slash in "problem/matter". You shouldn't have put any spaces around the slash in "while/for".
 
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