"Well, that's one more out of the way," he said in a much less formal tone, and rubbed his face with both hands.
"Miss Grant," he said in the same formal tone, then held out the rose.
He spoke in a formal tone, as if she were someone to whom he'd only just been introduced at an evening party.
On Friday's program, some of the voters read written questions in formal tones.
The hard, formal tone in her voice set my heart racing.
On the other hand a close business acquaintance will be surprised to receive a letter from you with a very formal tone.
As if that were a signal, the Red sister spoke in loud, formal tones.
"I thank you for your help and kindness," she said in a formal tone.
"We are travelers from a far land," Hunter said in a formal tone.
His voice, too, took on the formal tone of a court.