Cooke writes, “In our conversations among the band she has revealed in a matter-of-fact way that she has had affairs with women.”
“Her name is Belen,” he said with matter-of-fact, protective pride.
That throat slit is so real, so jarring, and so matter-of-fact.
By most accounts, Cook was an able replacement for Jobs on stage: steady, matter-of-fact, in control.
Her matter-of-fact voice makes the resemblance unmistakable: “A Murky Fate” begins with “This is what happened.”
The woman had risen already, and in a matter-of-fact way was putting a plate and cup, evidently for me.
The provisions in the laws of Hammurabi are as simple and matter-of-fact as possible.
I was a little surprised at the matter-of-fact way in which the men all accepted women doctors, and surgical operations by women.
"Yes, of course it's me," said Babs, in her matter-of-fact voice.
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.