Translation of "really" - English-Portuguese dictionary


adverb uk /ˈrɪə·li/ us /ˈri·ə·li/

A1 very or very much

de verdade
She’s really nice.
I really don’t 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’

na verdade não
‘Did you like him?’ ‘Not really.’

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