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exactly

adverb
 
 
/ɪɡˈzæktli/
COMPLETELY CORRECT A2 used when you are giving or asking for information that is completely correct
çok doğru, tamam
What exactly seems to be the problem? The train got in at exactly ten o'clock.Accurate and exact
EMPHASIS B1 used to emphasize what you are saying
tam, tamamen, tam anlamıyla, tam olarak
I found a dress that's exactly the same colour as my shoes.Stressing and emphasizing
AGREEMENT B2 something you say when you agree completely with someone
tamam, pekâla, doğru; katılıyorum
"Surely they should have told us about this problem sooner?" "Exactly."Words and phrases expressing agreement and acceptance
not exactly B2 used to say that something is not completely true
pek sayılmaz, doğru diyemem, tam değil
"Do you live here?" "Not exactly, I'm staying with friends."Wrong
not exactly easy/new/clear, etc informal used to say that a description is completely untrue
tam olarak kolay/yeni/temiz vs. değil
Let's face it, we're not exactly rich, are we?Wrong
(Definition of exactly from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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