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

The meaning of "Actually" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does actually mean?
A: "実は" in japanese.
"actually" is like really or in fact.
examples:
• I didn't actually see her. I just heard her voice.
• So what actually happened?

used in sentences in which there is information that is in some way surprising or the opposite of what most people would expect:
• I didn't like him at first, but in the end I actually got quite fond of him.
• I'm one of the few people who doesn't actually like champagne.
• Don't tell me he actually paid for you!
Q: What does No actually not mean?
A: @kimdahui312 아니예요, 실은 그렇지 않아요.
Q: What does actually mean?
A: @nayeul_13
Could mean "in fact" or "really" etc.
For example.
"I'm actually a vegetarian".
From that you get that the person is trying to clarify/say that he/she is indeed a vegetarian.
It's almost like,
"I'm in fact a vegetarian"
But that wouldn't sound nice would it.
Hope it helps.
Good luck.
Q: What does actually mean?
A: When you say something but then you change your mind you say actually. For example

Yesterday I went to the movies and I watched Beauty and the Beast in 3D. Actually no it wasn't in 3D and it wasn't Beauty and the Beast, it was Spider-Man

Remember this is just an example
Q: What does actually mean?
A: ほんとうに

Example sentences using "Actually"

Q: Please show me example sentences with actually .
A: - Have you eaten lunch yet?
- No, actually. I haven't.

He wasn't actually listening to me. I saw him playing on his phone under the table.

I can't believe he actually expected me to forgive him!

Some people are actually really nice if you give them a chance.
Q: Please show me example sentences with actually.
A: I actually bought the ridiculous hat.
He looked like he actually enjoyed the meal.
My dad actually bought me a dog.
There was actually a dog on my bed.
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You can also say "really"
I really bought the ridiculous hat.
He looked like he really enjoyed the meal.
My dad really bought me a dog.
There was really a dog on my bed.
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And "Seriously"
I seriously bought the ridiculous hat.
He looked like he seriously enjoyed the meal.
My dad seriously bought me a dog.
There was seriously a dog on my bed.
Q: Please show me example sentences with actually , currently .
A: Scientists are currently doing research on rapid eye movement therapy.
He's actually kind of nice.
Q: Please show me example sentences with actually.
A: "Are you a doctor?"

"No. Actually, I'm a lawyer."

"You have 4 kids, right?"

"Actually I only have 3 kids."

Recuerda que en el inglés, la palabra "actually" no equivale a la palabra "actualmente" en español. Más bien "actually" se traduce como "al contrario" o "la verdad es que".

Espero haberte ayudado.
Q: Please show me example sentences with actually.
A: "Did anyone actually tell her that?"

"That was the first time I saw her actually smile."

"I thought it was my phone that rang, but it was actually my sisters."

Synonyms of "Actually" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between actually and currently ?
A: ‘Actually’ means the truth or facts of a situation. An example of this word in a sentence is: “What actually happened?”

‘Currently’ means at present time (something happening right now). An example of this word in a sentence is: “I am currently doing my homework”
Q: What is the difference between actually and indeed ?
A: Actually can be used to correct someone, when indeed is usually used when agreeing on something.
- Actually, I think he is wrong.
- Yes, indeed! I didn't realize that before.
Q: What is the difference between actually and currently ?
A: Actually means "in fact", so for example: I didn't actually see him - his face was covered.
Currently means "now, at the moment": e.g. I'm curently studying Japanese.
Q: What is the difference between actually and in fact ?
A: actually = to make a correction or set something straight

"Actually, I'd rather eat sea food tonight."

It can be used to question whether someone is serious about something, as well.

"Are you actually going to wear that?"
"Are you seriously going to wear that?"

in fact = to add/reaffirm details/truths/facts/suggestions to what's being talked about

"It looks like were gonna make the money we need to go on the trip! In fact, we'll have extra money to spare for other things!"

"You look beautiful in that dress. In fact, I've never seen you look more beautiful".

"You're the smartest in the class, in fact, you may be the smartest in the whole school"!

"I advise that you stay home if you're sick, in fact, maybe you should take the week off and rest up".
Q: What is the difference between actually and literally ?
A: For example,
He's literally a genius.
He's actually a genius.

It's a little different.

You might use "He's actually a genius" when the person you are talking about just did something stupid and you're telling your friend that in reality he's, in fact, really intelligent.

You might use "He's literally a genius" if the person did something incredibly difficult and complicated and you're commenting on the actions by saying that he is really smart, even though you might be exaggerating.

so, "actually" could mean "contrary to what just happened" and literally is an exaggerated way to point out something.

I hope this is a good explanation ! Sorry if it's really complicated.

Translations of "Actually"

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Q: Please show me how to pronounce actually and absolutely and literally.
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Q: but actually... Does this sound natural?
A: For example if you say I don't wanna go to work but actually I would go. this sounds corny if you didn't wanna go to work why did you go to work you know what I am sayin it doesn't make sense this is not the right position to use this phrase( word) l hope it helps😊😊
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