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I need to talk to the person who actually made the application.
We've spoken on the phone but we've never actually met.
There's a big difference between saying you'll do something and actually doing it.
It looks as if Tony is actually doing some work.
Some patients actually got worse after receiving the treatment.
He's actually very helpful.
I don't think they'd let us, actually.
It was yesterday, no actually it was Monday morning.
'Did you spend much money?' 'Well, yes. Quite a lot, actually.'
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used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend
one of the pair of bones that go across the top of your chest from your shoulder to the bottom of...
a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career
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