Translation of "really" - English-Italian dictionary


adverb uk /ˈrɪə·li/ us /ˈri·ə·li/

A1 very or very much

She’s really nice. È veramente simpatica.
I really don’t want to go. Non voglio proprio andare.

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

She tried to hide what she was really thinking. Ha cercato di nascondere quello che stava pensando davvero.

A2 used to give particular importance to a verb

You really shouldn’t worry. Veramente non dovresti preoccuparti.

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

‘Apparently, he’s leaving.’ ‘Really?’ “Sembra che se ne vada.” “Sul serio?”
not really

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

non proprio, non del tutto
‘Did you like him?’ ‘Not really.’ “Ti era simpatico?” “Non proprio.”

(Translation of “really” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)