Strictly speaking, of course, nature is dead in a still life.
And yet it was not strictly speaking into the future.
I'm speaking strictly for myself here; my husband doesn't seem to mind.
But then,he told himself,that's not really what I am, strictly speaking.
Though in this case I didn't have a job, strictly speaking.
Strictly speaking, he shouldn't have been there, and both of them knew it.
Strictly speaking, it should have been none of her business at that point.
Strictly speaking, he thought, she was more beautiful now than then.
But strictly speaking I don't know enough to answer that with authority.
So long as nothing happens to you, I am not concerned, strictly speaking.