1 really; in fact 实际地; 实在地
*What did he `actually say? 他实际上说了些什么?
* Actually, I'm busy at the moment can I phone you back? 说实在的, 我现在正忙着--我给你回电话行吗?
* the political party actually in power 实际掌权的政党.
2 though it may seem strange; even 居然; 竟然
*He actually expected me to pay for his ticket. 他竟然指望我给他付票钱.
* She not only entered the competition she actually won it!她不但参加了竞赛--而且居然获胜了!
used to add new information to what you have just said, to give your opinion, or to start a new conversation
I've known Barbara for years. Since we were babies, actually.
Actually, on second thoughts, I don't think I want to go out tonight.
used to emphasize the real or exact truth of a situation, rather than what people may think
What time are you actually leaving?
Labor costs have actually fallen.
Disappointed? No, actually I'm rather glad.