“Oh, I thought you were robbing someone,” she says, matter-of-factly, and then leaves.
Hamilton writes that, in front of the Andreus, Armstrong said yes, matter-of-factly.
“They replaced me on the RL Gang,” she said matter-of-factly.
“I got a scratch on my rib cage and on a breast” she said, matter-of-factly.
“I try not to get excited when he says he will come home,” she says matter-of-factly.
He was a Sawtooth man, and he fought the enemies of the Sawtooth as matter-of-factly as a soldier will fight for his country.
“Execute him, I suppose,” the harsh voice said matter-of-factly.
Talking to him matter-of-factly, but grimly: "I promise you that we'll take care of Stutsman!"
He said clearly and matter-of-factly, "I want that one, Helen."
He found himself admiring the men who went so matter-of-factly about the job of hurling a rocket into the gulfs between planets.
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.