Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Actual"

The meaning of "Actual" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does actual mean?
A: It means "real".

"Her hair is red, but she dyes it. Her Actual hair color is blonde."

Example sentences using "Actual"

Q: Please show me example sentences with actual.
A: I actually hate having to study.
what's your actual name?
is that the actual sentence?
coming up with sentences with the word actual in it is actually hard. 🤣🤣
that's actually pretty cool.
Q: Please show me example sentences with actual.
A: This is the actual baseball bat that Ichiro used.

This picture is just an example. The actual item is much smaller.

That is not accurate. The actual colour is blue.

That is not the correct location. The actual location is 100 meters away.

I hope these examples help you. If we were in a classroom, the actual time it would take to teach the correct usage of this word would be quite high.
Q: Please show me example sentences with actual.
A: “That clock is displaying the wrong time because it is broken, the actual time is 6:08pm not 3:45pm”.

“If I wasn’t meant to come here today, what is the actual day I was meant to come here?”

“The actual word for 1 is one”.

*You accidentally get on the wrong train, realize you are on the wrong train, and quickly get off of it before it leaves the station* “When is my actual train going to arrive here?”
Q: Please show me example sentences with actual, actually.
A: "actually, I'm correct."
"actually, we're supposed to meet on tuesday."
"actually, i thought she said that wasn't her name."
'actually' contradicts something.
'actual' is the same way, but is used different grammatically.
"i thought this was the actual answer."
"the actual time we're supposed to meet is tuesday."
"her actual name is Ava."

'actually' normally starts the sentence, while 'actual' goes before the subject.

Synonyms of "Actual" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between actual and real ?
A: "actual" shows a contrast between what someone thinks or expects and what is *actually* true.
"We expected many casualties from the disaster. The actual number was lower than we thought."

"real" means that something is not fake.
"This is a real car." (not some model or fake one)
Q: What is the difference between actual and real and royal ?
A: "actual" = refers to something that is factual or exists. Also refers to something that is later proven to be true, or that has been corrected. It often is used to contrast with something else that was guessed, claimed, or believed to be true.

Jody told his mother that he was going to the park. His actual destination was his girlfriend's house.
We estimated this quarter's revenue would be forty-five million dollars. The actual revenue was fifty million dollars.

"real" = also refers to something factual or something that exists. It can be used in the same kinds of situations as "actual."

Jody's real destination is his girlfriend's house.
The dodo was a real bird, but it no longer exists.

"royal" - refers to the hereditary ruling class of a country, or (in some specific cases) to the head of an animal colony

The royal palace is where the king and queen live.
A princess of the British royal family is called "Her Royal Highness."
Royal jelly is the food given by worker bees to baby bees for the first few days of life, and after those few days, they continue to feed it to baby bees that will become queens.
Q: What is the difference between actual and real ?
A: Real is a bit more factual. You usually say something is real to mean that it is not fake.

Actual tends to be made in comparison e.g "The actual cost was less than I expected."

They mean the same thing, but tend to be used a little bit differently.
Q: What is the difference between actual and factual ?
A: "Actual" is usually used in contradiction with what is believed. "He said he went to the store but he actually went to the party."

Factual is often used to refer to the facts behind the actual truth. "The case was supported with factual evidence and assumptions."
Q: What is the difference between actual and practical ?
A: They are pretty different...

practical describes something that has logic or reason behind it, something well thought out.

"I would love to eat out but a practical solution would be to have leftovers. (When the person is trying to converse money, for example."

actual holds no implied meaning, it is just something do-able

"Instead of sitting inside why don't we actually do something?" Here actually doesn't specify anything but just wants something doable.


Translations of "Actual"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 월초에 미리 작업하여 actual weight를 알려줄테니 정확한 kg으로 발주를 내주세요
A: This is how you say that phrase in English (US): I will work in advance at the beginning of the month and give you the actual weight.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? situación actual
A: "current situation"
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? actual
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Other questions about "Actual"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce actual.
A: It’s pronounced and stressed like this:


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