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really
British English: /ˈrɪəli/
American English: /ˈri(ə)li/

Translation of really in French:

adverb

  • 1 (for emphasis) they really enjoyed the film
    le film leur a vraiment plu
    you really ought to have ironed them
    tu aurais vraiment dû les repasser
    I don't believe it, really I don't
    je n'y crois vraiment pas
    you really must taste it
    il faut absolument que tu y goûtes
    I really like that colour
    j'aime vraiment cette couleur
  • 2 (very)
    (cheap, hot, badly, well)
    très, vraiment
    really big
    très grand
    really good
    très bon/bonne
  • 3 (in actual fact)
    en fait, réellement
    it was really 100 dollars not 50 dollars
    en fait, c'était 100 dollars et non pas 50 dollars
    what I really mean is that…
    en fait, ce que je veux dire c'est que…
    I suppose I did exaggerate really
    en fait, j'ai peut-être exagéré un peu
    he's a good teacher really
    en fait, c'est un bon professeur
    ghosts don't really exist
    les fantômes n'existent pas
    I'll tell you what really happened
    je vais te dire ce qui s'est réellement passé
  • 4 (seriously, in all honesty) I really don't know
    je ne sais vraiment pas
    do you really think he'll apologize?
    tu penses vraiment qu'il s'excusera?
    really? (expressing disbelief)
    c'est vrai?
    ‘I'm 45’—‘are you really?’
    ‘j'ai 45 ans’—‘c'est vrai?’
    does she really?
    c'est vrai?

exclamation

  • also: well really
    (expressing annoyance)
    franchement!

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