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Translation of "actually" - English-Russian dictionary

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
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