actually

All Adverb
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  • His eyes would actually fill up when we were working on a tender scene.
  • Whether the marriage actually took place is not recorded.
  • I was actually forced to be in the band.
  • The teams actually played each other quite often as non-division rivals.
  • Only a small amount of the lodge is actually used as a living area.
  • Only the last was actually inside the city walls.
  • Third is the final cut, which actually gets released or broadcast.
  • However, there was no evidence to suggest that this software was actually used.
  • The Real Cost is the amount the character must actually pay for the Power.
  • Reliable data for when people would actually marry is very difficult to find.
  • If the results that actually occur fall in a given event, that event is said to have occurred.
  • However, there has been academic speculation as to who actually wrote this book.
  • The building activity reached to such an extent that some cities actually became city temples.
  • The final script and the final film are actually very close.
  • However, the song is not actually about her.
  • This is the most formal level actually used in speech.
  • It is the transfer of money without actually moving it.
  • The details of their relationship are uncertain, including whether or not they actually met.
  • It can be proved that such an area function actually exists.
  • Many such names are actually not official factory names.
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Meaning of actually

  • adverb In actual fact
    to be nominally but not actually independent, no one actually saw the shark, large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt
  • adverb 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
  • adverb At the present moment
    the transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air
  • adverb 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