Bedeutung von “exactly” im Essential English Dictionary


adverb uk /ɪɡˈzæktli/

A2 used when you are giving or asking for information that is completely correct:

What exactly is the problem?
The train got in at exactly ten o’clock.

B1 used to make stronger what you are saying:

I found a dress that’s exactly the same colour as my shoes.

something you say when you agree completely with someone:

‘Surely they should have told us about this problem sooner?’ ‘Exactly.’
not exactly

used to say that something is not completely true:

‘Did you give her your book?’ ‘Not exactly, I lent it to her.’

(Definition von “exactly” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)