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

The meaning of "Reality" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does but in reality racial segregation (隔離)persisted,(しつこく言い張る) so the South won what Beetham describes as a "sort of shadow war". mean?
A: racial segregation- means separating people based on race

eg:before in America the black people had seperate shops and were not allowed to buy from same shops as white people- the shops were racially segregated.

persisted- means still continued

eg: the teacher tried to stop the boys from fighting but their fight persisted

shadow war- is a type of war that is small and between 2 countries overseen by a larger power.

e.g. vietnam and Portugal are at war and America is supplying weapons to Portugal but not fighting in the war itself.
Q: What does and the reality of how elusive that kind of stability had become to a whole generation of her gifted, imaginative peers mean?
A: No worries. I think it means this:

What was really surprising was the difference between how she thought of herself (as an outsider) and the reality of how things really were: the stability of a middle-aged life was very difficult to achieve for her generation.
Q: What does in reality the car berraly "held together" mean?
A: in reality the car barely* "held together" (the car was in poor conditions, broken, probably old and falling apart)
Q: What does reality check mean?
A: It means that you’re telling a (usually deluded) person the hard truth, trying to get them to see what’s really going on compared to what they think is going on.
Q: What does back to reality mean?
A: "Back to reality" basically means to stop living in a fantasy. To face reality. :)

Example sentences using "Reality"

Q: Please show me example sentences with This is a sad reality..
A: "There are a lot of homeless people in my country.. This is a sad reality."
"Animal cruelty is still happening in this day and age, this is a sad reality."
"It's a sad reality that we still don't have a cure for cancer."

hope these helped !
Q: Please show me example sentences with in reality .
A: In reality just means in "this is the truth". When you make a sentence you usually use the word "but", "though", and "when" before in reality.

He said that he didn't like her when, in reality, he loved her very much.

Exercise seems important to lose weight, though, in reality, eating healthy food is more important.

I want to just win the lottery but in reality that will probably never happen.

Synonyms of "Reality" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between reality and truth ?
A: Reality is everything that actually exists. Truth is correspondence between a statement and reality.
Q: What is the difference between in reality and in the reality ?
A: "In reality" is correct.

I suppose you might see the other one if "reality" is being used as an adjective, for example: "In the reality TV show, ..."
Q: What is the difference between in reality and for real ?
A: It's a bit difficult to follow the movement in reality. 이거 더 자연스러워요🤗
Q: What is the difference between back to reality and back to the reality ?
A: You don't use "the" before reality. The phrase is "back to reality." :)

Translations of "Reality"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 'It gave me a reality check' is this to use in real life?
A: Yess it’s used quite often I’d say! Very natural
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? In reality, ferocious aliens don't come to Earth. This is because they will be destroyed by their own kind before they arrive on Earth.
A: In reality, ferocious aliens wouldn’t come to Earth because they would be destroyed by their own kind before they arrive on Earth.

also

In reality, ferocious aliens don’t come to Earth because they are destroyed by their own kind before ever reaching Earth.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? reality
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? slowing accepting the reality
A: It depends on the context. You can say "slowly accept(ing) reality" if talking about reality as a whole. Or "slowly accept(ing) the reality that..." if you're going to specify a specific portion of reality. The latter may be a bit more common.

Example 1:
"Dave finally slowly accepted reality and admitted that he'd never be an astronaut."

Example 2:
"For the last year people have been slowly accepting the reality that Donald Trump is our President."
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? reality
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Other questions about "Reality"

Q: I always have been interested in the depict reality through unusual shapes. Does this sound natural?
A: @Kate_radchenko You can say: "I've always been interested in depicting reality through unusual shapes. "
I think it sounds more natural. Are you talking about painting?
Q: I want to escape from reality. Does this sound natural?
A: Sounds entirely natural to me.
Q: It's cool to speculate on it, but now please let's get back to reality and talk about it seriously.

or

It's cool to speculate on it, but now please let's drift back to reality and talk about it seriously. Does this sound natural?
A: they are both probably grammatically correct but it'd be more common to hear "let's please get"
Q: I don't want to contradict you, but what you just said doesn't add up with reality.

or

I don't want to contradict you, but what you just said doesn't match reality. Does this sound natural?
A: @Eduardoakaedu: I think the second one is better. But you could use "that doesn't add up." by itself.
Q: What can't tell about a reality is not a theory. Does this sound natural?
A: I could not understand the first sentence but I understood the second sentence.

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