One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In an unemotional and practical manner.‘he took the news calmly and matter-of-factly’
- ‘She appears conservatively dressed and begins her taped monologue by saying matter-of-factly, "I'm black."’
- ‘What we are in danger of, he says matter-of-factly, is a self-inflicted wound, a self-inflicted extinction.’
- ‘The straight, one-armed lifts which are a highlight of this first scene were performed almost matter-of-factly with no obvious panache.’
- ‘She is wise in presenting the story as matter-of-factly as she does.’
- ‘Critics seemed to like this approach of matter-of-factly meeting their ends with dignity.’
- ‘Events that would occasion great dramatic fanfare in a conventional story occur matter-of-factly, often stimulating zero effect in the people they happen to.’
- ‘On the outside, the factory materials that make up the buildings are shown matter-of-factly, not with pride or shame.’
- ‘"She won't talk to you," Kay told him matter-of-factly.’
- ‘His mouth dropped open as I matter-of-factly logged into a privileged account.’
- ‘The song's protagonist matter-of-factly dissects his breakup with his girlfriend.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.