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Korean translation of “actually”

actually

adverb   /ˈæk·tʃu·əl·i/
A2 used when you are saying what is true about a situation
실제로
He didn’t actually say anything important. So what actually happened?
B1 used to emphasize that something surprising is true
(사실을 강조하여)정말로, 사실은
A friend of mine was actually at the same concert – I hadn’t seen her for years!
used to politely correct someone
(상대방을 공손하게 정정하며) 사실은
“You never told me.” “Actually, I did.” She’s Mexican, actually, not Puerto Rican. “Can I borrow $20?” “Actually, no, sorry.”
(Definition of actually adverb from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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