- r indicating exactness or preciseness
he was doing precisely (or exactly) what she had told him to do
- r just as it should be
- r in a precise manner
- American schools aren't exactly frozen in time, but considering the pace of change in other areas of life, our public schools tend to feel like throwbacks.
- Cindy McCain tells NBC's "Today" she's "exactly where I want to be" after last year's election.
- But several new studies show the biofuel boom is doing exactly the opposite of what its proponents intended: it's dramatically accelerating global warming, imperiling the planet in .
- Sonia Sotomayor in Atlantic Online
So when Sotomayor says things like this -- "I simply do not know exactly what that difference will be in my judging. But I accept there will be some based on my gender and my Latina heritage" -- it's very easy to label her an scourge of identity...
- John McCain in Dallas Morning News
Conceding that Ms. Palin isn't yet a national figure, Mr. McCain said: "When you get to know her, you're going to be as impressed as I am. She knows where she comes from, and she knows who she works for. ...... She's exactly who I need. She's...
- Barack Obama in CNN
I think it's going to take some time and our legal teams are working in consultation with our national security apparatus as we speak, to help design exactly what we need to do,Obama said.