- r (used as intensives reflecting the speaker's attitude) it is sincerely the case that
frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn
- The no-dunking rule was frankly aimed at Alcindor, the 7-ft.
- In Zack and Miri, Smith flounders for a while in situations and gags that are frankly sub-Smithian.
- If it fails, admit it frankly and try another.
- Mitt Romney in International Herald Tribune
Romney, who spent tens of millions of dollars of his personal fortune on the race, added, "Frankly, in this time of war, I simply cannot let my campaign be a part of aiding the surrender to terror."
- Bart Stupak in Channel 4 News
Bart Stupak, chairman of the Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, said: "Quite frankly, BP blew it. You cut corners to save money and time."
- Condoleezza Rice in USA Today
Frankly, it's time for the establishment of a Palestinian state,Rice told a news conference with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who she saw on the second of a four-day intense Middle East shuttle diplomacy mission.