matter of fact, a
Something that is literally or factually true, as in The records showed it to be a matter of fact that they were married in 1960. This idiom often occurs in the phrase as a matter of fact, as in As a matter of fact, you are absolutely right. Matter of fact was first recorded in 1581, and originally was a legal term distinguishing the facts of a case from the law, called matter of law, applying to it. It began to be applied to other concerns in the late 1600s.
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He loves the fact that, like on Grindr, users can identify as transgender.
In fact, in a recent study of their users internationally, it was the lowest priority for most.
To borrow an old right-wing talking point, these people are angry no matter what we do.
Despite the strong language, however, the neither the JPO nor Lockheed could dispute a single fact in either Daily Beast report.
In fact, according to F-35 program sources, the next software upgrades are not yet fully defined nor are they fully funded.
I assure you, no matter how beautifully we play any piece, the minute Liszt plays it, you would scarcely recognize it!Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
I hate to be long at my toilette at any time; but to delay much in such a matter while travelling is folly.
Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
“And the matter of the will was all disposed of by the probate judge today, I hear,” said the judge, his hand on the door.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden