se trataba de
se trataba de
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1. (it referred to) 
Me gustó el documental. Se trataba de una familia que perdió todo en la última inundación.I like the documentary. It was about a family that lost everything during the last flood.
b. was about 
La novela se trataba de un mago que compraba trucos a otros magos.The novel was about a magician who bought magic tricks off other magicians.
2. (it amounted to) 
Nada pudo hacerlo cambiar de parecer. Se trataba de honor, no de dinero.Nothing could change his mind. It was a matter of honor, not money.
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