in fact

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in fact

  1. You use in fact to emphasize something added to what was just said, especially something surprising.
    I'm going to Canada next year. In fact, I'll be arriving on your birthday.
  2. You use in fact to emphasize the truth of something, especially in contrast to what was just said.
    I told her I needed them for dinner, though in fact I simply wanted to keep them to myself.

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