But at the same time he flatly declined to give a certificate.
That I flatly refused to do, for it would have made a beggar of me.
"Beyond our recommendation, you mean," said the Lyran flatly.
Then he began to lie, and told them flatly that he had promised nothing at all.
At dessert Laurent placed his elbows on the table, and flatly asked her for 5,000 francs.