Translation of "really" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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reallyadverb

uk /ˈrɪə.li/ us /ˈriː.ə.li/

really adverb (NOT IMAGINARY)

B1 in fact

事實上;實際上;真正地
He isn't really angry - he's just pretending. 他不是真生氣——他只是假裝的。
You don't really expect them to refuse, do you? 你實際上並沒料到他們會拒絕,是不是?

A2 used to say that something is certain

(表示非常肯定)確實地,的確
Thank you, but I really couldn't eat another thing. 多謝,但是我真的甚麽也吃不下了。
He's really going to do it this time. 這一次他是真的要去做這件事了。

More examples

  • The constraints of politeness wouldn't allow her to say what she really thought about his cooking.
  • I don't really know how she got the job, but I suspect her mother's got contacts.
  • He doesn't really mean it - he's just being contrary.
  • A joke can be very revealing about what someone's really thinking.
  • She's not really angry - it's just a put-on.

really adverb (VERY)

A1 very or very much

非常;很;極其
She's really nice. 她人很好。
This room is really hot. 這個房間裡太熱了。
That's really interesting. 那真是太有趣了。
It's a really difficult decision. 這確實是個很難做的決定。
"Did you like it? Not really (= no)." 「你喜歡它嗎?」「不太喜歡。」

More examples

  • Security checks have become really strict at the airport.
  • I had to fill in this really complicated form.
  • We had a really rough crossing - I was sick three times.
  • Why do you have a down on him? I think he seems really nice.
  • My dad was always really good at making up stories.

reallyexclamation

uk /ˈrɪə.li/ us /ˈriː.ə.li/

A2 used to express interest, surprise, or anger

(用於表示感興趣、驚奇或惱怒)真的,是嗎,真是的
"I'm getting married to Fred." "Really? When?" 「我就要和弗雷德結婚了。」「是嗎?甚麼時候?」
"She's promised to shave her head for charity." "Really? Do you think she'll do it?" 「她已經答應為慈善事業做一次跳傘表演。」「真的嗎?你覺得她會做嗎?」
"He hasn't brought the book back." "Oh, really! That's the second time I've asked him!" 「他沒把書帶回來。」「哎呀,真是的!我都跟他說了兩次了!」

More examples

  • "She's leaving." "Really?"
  • "I find him very attractive." "Really?"
  • "I thought it was the best film I'd ever seen." "Really?"
  • "I think they've just sold their house." "Really?"
  • "I saw him in town yesterday." "Really?"

(Translation of “really” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)