/'rɪəlɪ; `rɪəlɪ/ adv
1 in reality; truly 事实上; 实际上; 真正地; 真实地; 的确; 确实
*What do you really think about it? 你对那件事究竟是怎样想的?
* Your name is on the car's documents, but who really owns it? 汽车登记证上倒是写着你的名字, 但真正的车主是谁?
* Do you love him really (and truly)? 你爱他吗--确实爱他吗?
2 thoroughly; very 完全地; 非常
*a really charming person 很讨人喜欢的人
* a really cold, fast, long, etc journey 非常冷、快、长等的一次旅行.
3 (used to express interest, surprise, mild protest, doubt, etc 用以表示兴趣、惊奇、异议、怀疑等)
*`We're going to Japan next month.' `Oh, really?' ｀我们下个月要去日本.＇｀啊, 真的吗?＇
* You `really shouldn't smoke. 你真不该吸烟.
* `Shut up!' `Well, really!' ｀住口!＇｀哎呀, 怎么啦!＇
* `She's going to resign.' `Really? Are you sure?' ｀她打算辞职了.＇｀真的? 这话有把握吗?＇
1【very】2【the real situation】3【definitely】4【not true】56 not really7 should/ought really8 really and truly
= extremely a really good film It was really cold last night. He walks really slowly. I'm really, really sorry.【THE REAL SITUATION】
used when you are talking about what actually happened or is true, rather than what people might wrongly think Why don't you tell us what really happened? Oliver's not really her brother. I never know what he's really thinking. She seems unfriendly at first, but she's really very nice.spoken【DEFINITELY】
used to emphasize something you are saying We really need that extra money. I really don't mind. I'm absolutely fine, Dad - really.spoken【NOT TRUE】
used in questions when you are asking someone if something is true and suggesting that you think it is not true
= honestly Do you really think she's doing this for your benefit? Do you really expect me to believe that?spokena) really?
used to show that you are surprised by what someone has said 'He's Canadian.' 'Really?'b) really?
used in conversation to show that you are listening to or interested in what the other person is saying 'We had a great time in Florida.' 'Really? How lovely.'c)AmE
used to show that you agree with someone 'Glen can be such a jerk.' 'Yeah, really!'d)especially BrE
used to show that you are angry or disapprove of something Really, Larry, you might have told me!spokennot really
used to say 'no' or 'not' in a less strong way 'Do you want to come along?' 'Not really.' I don't really know what he's doing now.spokenshould/ought really
used to say what someone should do, especially when they are probably not going to do it You should really go and see a doctor.spokenreally and trulyalsoreally, trulyAmE
used to emphasize a statement or opinion He was really and truly a brilliant comedian.