Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
really /'riəli/
  • phó từ
    • thực, thật, thực ra
      • what do you really think about it?: thực ra thì anh nghĩ như thế nào về việc ấy
      • it is really my fault: thực ra đó là lỗi của tôi
      • is it really true?: có đúng thật không?
      • really?: thật không?
      • not really!: không thật à!
Concise Dictionary
'rɪəlɪ ,rɪːlɪ ,'rɪ-
+in accordance with truth or fact or reality
+in actual fact
+in fact (used as intensifiers or sentence modifiers)
+used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 genuinely, actually, truly, honestly, in reality, in actuality, in (point of) fact, as a matter of fact, surely, indeed, absolutely, definitely:
Is he really going to do the high-wire act without a net?
2 indeed, actually, absolutely, unqualifiedly, positively, categorically, unquestionably, definitely, undeniably:
She is really the musical one in the family.
3 in effect, in reality, actually, in fact, de facto, in the end, at bottom, in the final analysis, at the end of the day, Colloq deep down:
Despite the sergeant's protests to the contrary, it was really Andrews who saved the platoon
4 very, extremely, quite, exceptionally, remarkably, unusually, uncommonly, extraordinarily, exceedingly, Non-Standard real:
I saw a really good film last night.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adverb
1 used to say what is actually the fact or the truth about sth: What do you really think about it? + Tell me what really happened. + They are not really my aunt and uncle. + I can't believe I am really going to meet the princess.
2 (usually spoken) used to emphasize sth you are saying or an opinion you are giving: I want to help, I really do. + Now I really must go. + I really don't mind. + He really likes you. + I really and truly am in love this time.
3 used to emphasize an adjective or adverb: a really hot fire + I'm really sorry. + She was driving really fast.
4 (usually spoken) used, often in negative sentences, to reduce the force of sth you are saying: I don't really agree with that. + It doesn't really matter. + 'Did you enjoy the book?' 'Not really' (= 'no' or 'not very much'). + We've done well, really.
Help Note: The position of really can change the meaning of the sentence. I don't really know means that you are not sure about something; I really don't know emphasizes that you do not know. (Look at sense 2.)
5 (usually spoken) used in questions and negative sentences when you want sb to say 'no': Do you really expect me to believe that? + I don't really need to go, do I?
6 (spoken) used to express interest in or surprise at what sb is saying: 'We're going to Japan next month.' 'Oh, really?' + 'She's resigned.' 'Really? Are you sure?'
7 (spoken) used to show that you disapprove of sth sb has done: Really, you could have told us before.

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