s'agir

it is a matter of, it’s about


Il s’agit de (it is a matter of, it’s about) is a fixed expression that introduces the subject of a work (book, film, etc.) or of a situation.

De quoi s’agit-il?
What is it about?
Dans ce film, il s’agit d’un crime.
This film is about a crime.
Dans ce roman, il s’agit d’une princesse.
This novel is about a princess.
Il s’agit de ton avenir.
Your future is at stake.
Il ne s’agit pas de plaisanter.
This is no time for jokes.
Il s’agit de faire vite.
We must act quickly.
Il ne s’agit pas de dettes.
It is not a question of debts.
Il s’agit d’amour.
It is a matter of love.