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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Instead, as quietly and matter-of-factly as she had filled her dead mother's place in the home while her brothers and sisters were growing up, Rose stepped into her father's business, took over the editorship and with a boy to do the typesetting and presswork, continued the paper without missing an issue.
Appearing at the hearing for the first time, crisply suited Yu, also a VIP services officer at one of Lam's casinos, matter-of-factly narrated how he had arranged for the payment of P50 million to then immigration officers Al Argosino and Michael Robles, through Wenceslao 'Wally' Sombero.
A fire in the dressing room caused the smell of smoke to spread across the venue, explained away by the singer as matter-of-factly as any of the dark turns in his songs.
It blew up," he said matter-of-factly and without a flinch in his thick Israeli accent.
I however kept myself updated and freelanced," she says matter-of-factly.
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.
Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth .
The English interpreter at the meeting - difficult to hear at the time of the minister's remarks - also stated incorrectly, though less matter-of-factly, that there "seems" to be political will to take the issue up again.
I think the best way to approach this issue is calmly and matter-of-factly.
Suddenly Alice is in a topsy-turvy looking-glass world with memorable characters-Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Walrus and the Carpenter, the Lion and the Unicorn, the Jabberwocky, Humpty Dumpty, and a game board of chess pieces that come matter-of-factly to life.
She replied, matter-of-factly, "So that we can see who you voted for, of course