actually

actually adverb உண்மையாக , உண்மையில் , உண்மையிலேயே , நிஜமாக ;

1 really; in fact:

  • You don’t actually believe her, do you?
  • I can’t believe I’m actually going to Australia!
2 a word that you use to disagree politely or when you say something new:

  • I don’t agree. I thought the film was very good, actually.
  • ‘Let’s go out tonight.’ ‘Actually, I’d like to stay in and watch a film.’

which word?

Be careful! Actually does not mean ‘now’. We can say currently, at present or at the moment instead: He’s currently working in China. • I’m studying for my exams at the moment.


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