In act or in fact; really; in truth; positively.
Actually, I had nothing to do with that incident.
Neither actually nor passively. \uE000105683 Fuller.
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in actual fact
"to be nominally but not actually independent"; "no one actually saw the shark"; "large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt"
actually, in realityadverb
used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly
"you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out"; "she actually spoke Latin"; "they thought they made the rules but in reality they were only puppets"; "people who seem stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous"
at the present moment
"the transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air"
as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis
"actually, we all help clear up after a meal"; "actually, I haven't seen the film"; "I'm not all that surprised actually"; "she hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually"
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How to use actually in a sentence?
We're actually making progress. And the less said the better.
I was actually going to go turn myself in, and then I started thinking about the missing black women and children, i started thinking about Flint, Michigan. I started thinking about the crack cocaine epidemic. I started thinking about all the injustice and the atrocities that my people go through. And that's why I snapped.
He who actually works at home like a donkey at the behest of his spouse does basically his job like an ass as an employee in the business house. He could neither be creative like imaginative/ inventive/ innovative nor ever effective like positive/proactive/productive, but can easily endure every humiliation in the private organization and so often stays for over ten years at the single workplace. He spends time with a single objective to make merely money in the company only for his wife throughout his life.
She was actually asked about the growing share of government spending to GDP and she was asked a very economist question and she answered in a very economist way, where interest rates to yields might have to rise a little bit for the reallocation of resources and the market read that as rates will have to rise, but I think they’ve already risen. They’ve gone from 1% to where we are now, so it’s certainly quite a bit already.
Few companies are actually moving. If they move, they risk losses if there is a China-U.S. deal.
Translations for actually
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- в действителност, всъщностBulgarian
- en realitat, de fetCatalan, Valencian
- opravdu, skutečněCzech
- realmente, en realidad, de hecho, de veras, de veroSpanish
- در واقع, در حقیقتPersian
- varsinaisesti, itse asiassa, oikeastaanFinnish
- en fait, effectivementFrench
- davvero, realmenteItalian
- តាមពិត, តាមពិតទៅKhmer
- werkelijkheid, feitelijk, eigenlijkDutch
- for øyeblikket, virkeligheten, faktisk, reelt settNorwegian
- naprawdę, faktycznie, właściwiePolish
- na verdadePortuguese
- на самом деле, действительно, вообще-тоRussian
- dejansko, v bistvuSlovene
- verkligen, i själva verket, egentligen, faktisktSwedish
- اصل میںUrdu
- thực sựVietnamese
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