Definition of in point of fact in English:
Used to emphasize the truth of an assertion, especially one opposite to what might be expected or what has been asserted: the brook trout is in fact a char
More example sentences
- It is in fact the truth: she's told the story so many times she now thinks she made it up.
- Whether she was in fact telling the truth is of course an entirely different matter.
- I looked down at the hand of his I could see and realized he was in fact telling the truth.
actually, in actuality, in actual fact, really, in reality, in point of fact, as a matter of fact, in truth, if truth be told, to tell the truth, the truth is/was
rare in the concrete
in fact, as a matter of fact, actually, in actual fact, really, in reality, as it happens, in truth, to tell the truth, truly
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