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matter of fact

1. Law a statement of facts the truth of which the court must determine on the basis of the evidence before it: contrasted with matter of law
2. Philosophy a proposition that is amenable to empirical testing, as contrasted with the truths of logic or mathematics
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"I however kept myself updated and freelanced," she says matter-of-factly. "Women shouldn't panic, if they need to take a break.
"Although emanating from a Muslim country, the book refers to the apparent Israeli involvement matter-of-factly exhibiting no signs of anti-semitic bigotry," Dr James viewed.
[but] a lack of political will." And when he matter-of-factly catalogs the regressive policy tenets that lock in and swell the ranks of the "working poor," to take but one example, it feels hard to disagree.
But when it comes to teeth greens, I would suggest pointing out--as matter-of-factly as possible--the spinach (or arugula or any variety of kale) lodged between the teeth of even mere acquaintances.
Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth ...
The listing was written simply and matter-of-factly: Must perform all the work that has to be done around rental property.
He replied, matter-of-factly, that he was trying to 'will' the brick to fly across the room and strike our drunken editor in the face.
The English interpreter at the meeting - difficult to hear at the time of the minister's remarks - also stated incorrectly, though less matter-of-factly, that there "seems" to be political will to take the issue up again.
"I think the best way to approach this issue is calmly and matter-of-factly. You have tried to discuss it with your daughter but she has thrown a tantrum and it will not benefit either off you to have that happen again.
Suddenly Alice is in a topsy-turvy looking-glass world with memorable characters-Tweedledum and Tweedledee, the Walrus and the Carpenter, the Lion and the Unicorn, the Jabberwocky, Humpty Dumpty, and a game board of chess pieces that come matter-of-factly to life.
Prompt the person with missing words matter-of-factly.
Oddly, a calm male voice responded matter-of-factly. Strangest of all, the intruder, according to KMGH-TV, "was only wearing a pair of boxers--which belonged to the homeowner." Not only that but he "had also showered, done his laundry and placed his own items in the refrigerator."