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

The meaning of "Exactly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does exactly "not only...but also" mean?
A: You use it when you want to emphasize that there is more than one reason for something.
Q: What does exactly mean?
A: Exactly means precisely, or for example let's say you went to a store looking for a purple shirt, if you find a purple shirt you would have found exactly what you were looking for.
Q: What does exactly mean?
A: かっきり
きっかり
Q: What does exactly mean?
A: That's exactly what I'm saying.
那正是我所說的。
用來強調自己所說的話

Example sentences using "Exactly"

Q: Please show me example sentences with exactly or definitely.
A: I will definitely do it.
This is exactly how I wanted the books to be arranged.
Q: Please show me example sentences with exactly.
A: "I need exactly 50 dollars to go buy a new hair straightener"

"How exactly do you expect me to buy all of this?"

"Exactly how many candies should I go and buy for her?"

"Exactly! He started a argument with me for no reason"

"I don't exactly know how I feel"
Q: Please show me example sentences with exactly.
A: It means 100% correct.

"I understand exactly what you mean." (I understand what you mean 100%)

"It is exactly 10pm" (it is 10pm, not 10.01pm or 9.59pm)

"What's this exactly?" (What is this specifically? More detail)

"I don't know exactly" (I don't know 100%)

"That's exactly my point" (what you said is 100% what I mean)
Q: Please show me example sentences with exactly.
A: "This is exactly what I've always wanted.."

"The earthquake exactly occurred 5 years ago"

"The restaurant is exactly around the corner of this street."

"I exactly remember what I saw.."

Synonyms of "Exactly" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between exactly and precisely ?
A: @Lyricalamity0

Two ways to say the same thing.

Both these words descend from ancient Latin words, and back then, they did indeed mean different things. But now, they don't.
Q: What is the difference between exactly and that’s right ?
A: Both mean "that's correct". When someone says "exactly", they mean you said it very very well. The idea is that they could not say it any better. "That's right" is a little more informal and means "yes, correct".
Q: What is the difference between exactly and absolutely and definitely ?
A: all 3 can all be used as the same most of the time.
exactly means something is precise or you want to know all the details about something.
"I don't want to know what kind of happened here, I want to know EXACTLY what happened."

1-" what time does the train come?
2- it comes exactly at 8:03 everyday. not 8:02, not 8:04, exactly at 8:03"

absolutely means like 'completely' and not just a little bit.

1- "do you want to go to the park?"
2- "I don't just kind of want to go, I absolutely want to go!"

"out of all the flavors of ice cream, chocolate is absolutely my favorite"

definitely is very similar, it kind of means 'final answer'
1-"hey do you still want to come over to my house?"
2-"definitely! I'll be there soon"
or 'I definitely want to come over'

all three of these words are used to convince someone that you are sure of something.

1-"are you absolutely sure that he likes me?"
2- "yes he definitely likes you"
1- "how exactly are you sure that he likes me?"
2- "he told me that he likes you so I'm positive!"


all 3 are used to exaggerate your answer.
it's not just a yes, it's a super yes!
and all 3 can be used by itself as an answer.

1- "do you like to eat?"
2- absolutely!

1- 'is japan an island?"
2- "definitely!"

1-" you have a cat but you like dogs better?
2- "exactly!"
Q: What is the difference between exactly and correctly ?
A: Exactly is often used as in, precise, equal amount, exactly what I said or exactly the same while correctly which like exactly are adverbs meaning a correct manner like 'she has correct posture' or 'he answered correctly.'
Q: What is the difference between exactly and definately and certainly and absolutely and surely ?
A: You'll definitely be able to use them all in time, and in exactly the right way. Your English will be absolutely super, and certainly a great deal better than my Japanese. If I continue with my own studies however, then slowly but surely, I should be able to say, こんにちは、まるみさん!

Translations of "Exactly"

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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? exactly
A: "Exactly " is perfect.

You can use "exactly " to emphasize the accuracy of a figure or description.

"exactly " can also be used as a reply to confirm or agree with what has just been said.


Example sentences:
"How exactly do you plan on getting to class?"
"How much is this item exactly? "
"That didn't go according to plan." - "exactly! "

Other questions about "Exactly"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce exactly .
A: exactly
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Q: アメリカのドラマで、「その通り!」「まさしくそうだ」と言うときに exactly 以外の言葉を使っています。
無理矢理カタカナにすると ポーズアイ が近いです。
どなたかご存知ですか?
それらしい単語で検索してもわからずもやもやします。
よろしくお願いします!
A: Bull's eye!
Q: exactly Does this sound natural?
A: Well done!

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