“Her name is Belen,” he said with matter-of-fact, protective pride.
He was a gay bro, whose gay-ness was probably the most matter-of-fact thing about him.
In strong, matter-of-fact voices, the girls painted themselves as disloyal, untrustworthy, and sneaky.
The scene is written with a matter-of-fact restraint that lends it great power.
By most accounts, Cook was an able replacement for Jobs on stage: steady, matter-of-fact, in control.
The woman had risen already, and in a matter-of-fact way was putting a plate and cup, evidently for me.
And really they're the most unemotional and matter-of-fact couple I ever saw.
I was a little surprised at the matter-of-fact way in which the men all accepted women doctors, and surgical operations by women.
"And, while the two of you were talking," Demarest continued in a matter-of-fact manner.
He was no stranger to New York, and usually he took his cities as they came, with a matter-of-fact nonchalance.
also matter of fact, 1570s as a noun, originally a legal term (translating Latin res facti), "that portion of an enquiry concerned with the truth or falsehood of alleged facts," opposed to matter of law. As an adjective from 1712. Meaning "prosaic, unimaginative" is from 1787. Related: Matter-of-factly; matter-of-factness. German Tatsache is said to be a loan-translation of the English word.