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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “literally”

literally

adverb     /ˈlɪt.ər.əl.i/ /-rə.li/ US  /ˈlɪt̬.ɚ.əl.i/
informal used to emphasize what you are saying
(用于强调所说的话)确实,真正地
He missed that kick literally by miles .
他那一脚踢丢得确实相差好几英里远。
I was literally bowled over by the news .
我听到这个消息真的惊呆了。
Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
having the real or original meaning of a word or phrase
名副其实地,按字面含义来讲
They were responsible for literally millions of deaths .
他们的确对数百万人的死负有责任。
We live literally just round the corner from her.
我们住的地方离她那里真的只需要拐一个弯。
You'll lose marks if you translate too literally (= one word at a time ).
你如果逐字逐字地翻译会丢分的。
Accurate and exact
informal simply or just
只是,仅仅,就
Then you literally cut the sausage down the middle .
那么你就从香肠的中间切开吧。
General
(Definition of literally adverb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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