Translation of "actually" - English-Russian dictionary

actually

adverb uk us /ˈæktʃuəli/
TRUTH

A2 used when you are saying what is the truth of a situation

в действительности
He didn't actually say anything important.
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?
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."

(Translation of “actually” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)