- 1 (in fact) I really did see him!¡de verdad que lo vi!I really don't carela verdad es que no me importathe tomato is really a fruitel tomate en realidad or hablando con propiedad es una frutait's sad reallyla verdad es que es una lástimado you like it? — not really¿te gusta? — no muchoExample sentences
- In actual fact I didn't really see him make many mistakes with that at all.
- In actual fact, what you really see in the television studio is a blank blue screen.
- If they really are true supporters, they might consider getting behind the club and working for its future.
- 2 (as intensifier) it's really good/cheap/oldes buenísimo/baratísimo/viejísimoit was really hot
es muy or [colloquial] super bueno/barato/viejohacía mucho calorshe's really excited about her new jobestá entusiasmadísima con su nuevo trabajoyou really should visit your motherla verdad es que deberías ir a ver a tu madrereally and truly now it's really and truly brokenahora sí que está roto (de verdad)Example sentences
- It is really time that the opinions of the people of this country were heard clearly by our politicians.
- Normally, that ought to be a sure sign to someone like me that I really ought to forget about it.
- The negative ones echo my own opinion that the book really isn't very good.
- 3 (as interjection) she won a prize — (oh,) really? (expressing interest)ganó un premio — ¿ah sí?she's nearly 40 — really? (expressing surprise)ronda los 40 — ¿de verdad? or ¡no me digas!you'll just have to wait — (well,) really! (expressing indignation)tendrá que esperar — ¡pero bueno!I mean, really: he's got a nerve no, really, I do want to comeExample sentences
- People remember 10%, 20%...Oh Really?
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