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We’ll never know what really happened.
Everyone seems to have admired Diana, but what was she really like as a person?
Hamlet isn’t really crazy – he’s just pretending to be.
We should really get started – it’s already 10:00.
There’s really no need to worry.
I really ought to have called Annie to let her know we’d be late.
Do you really and truly believe that he’ll come back to you?
Rigby had never really recovered from his knee injury.
Are you really sure that you want to marry this man?
It isn’t really a dictionary – it’s a sort of phrase book.
“I’ve decided to move back to Toledo.” “Really? But why?”
“Emma will be 21 in April.” “Will she really? I hadn’t realized.”
“It was the best vacation we’ve ever had .” “Oh, really?”
This is the American English definition of really. View British English definition of really.