matter-of-factly


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mat·ter-of-fact

(măt′ər-əv-făkt′)
adj.
1. Relating or adhering to facts; literal.
2. Straightforward or unemotional: "the matter-of-fact tones in which the local guides describe the history of the various places" (New York Times).

mat′ter-of-fact′ly adv.
mat′ter-of-fact′ness n.

matter-of-factly

adv
in a matter-of-fact manner
Translations

matter-of-factly

adv say, answernüchtern, sachlich; explainsachlich; I hated her, he said matter-of-factlyich habe sie gehasst, sagte er nüchtern
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We spoke matter-of-factly about it at home, and later in school he compared his status to kids who had a stepparent.
But when it comes to teeth greens, I would suggest pointing out--as matter-of-factly as possible--the spinach (or arugula or any variety of kale) lodged between the teeth of even mere acquaintances.
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I think the best way to approach this issue is calmly and matter-of-factly.
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She replied, matter-of-factly, "So that we can see who you voted for, of course
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