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actually

adverb
 
 
/ˈæktʃuəli/
TRUTH A2 used when you are saying what is the truth of a situation
в действительности
He didn't actually say anything important.Reality and truth
SURPRISE B1 used when you are saying something surprising
на самом деле
She sounds English but she's actually Spanish. Did you actually meet the president?Surprising and shockingMaking people sad, shocked and upset
MISTAKE mainly UK B2 used when you are disagreeing with someone or saying no to a request
вообще-то
"You didn't tell me." "Actually, I did." "Do you mind if I smoke?" "Actually, I'd rather you didn't."Arguing and disagreeing
(Definition of actually from the Cambridge English-Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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