Bedeutung von “really” im Essential English Dictionary


adverb uk /ˈrɪəli/

A1 very or very much:

She’s really nice.
I really want to go.

B1 used when you are saying what is true about a situation:

She tried to hide what she was really thinking.

A2 used to give particular importance to a verb:

You really shouldn’t worry.

A2 used when you are surprised at what someone has just said:

‘Apparently, he’s leaving.’ ‘Really?’
not really

B1 used for replying that something is not true in a way that is less strong than just ‘no’:

‘Did you like him?’ ‘Not really.’

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