really

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really is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
really

Pronunciation[change]

Adverb[change]

Positive
really

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. When something is really a certain way, its very or very much that way.
    I really want to see a film.
    I'm really hungry now.
    You did a really good job on that.
    Thank you for coming and helping me this morning. I really appreciate it.
    I don't really like Japanese food.
  2. If something really exists or really happens, it does exist or happen.
    Are you really going to the show?
    Yes, I really will be there.

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Interjection
really

  1. You can say "really?" when you are surprised.
    "He won yesterday." "Really?"
  2. You can say "really" when you agree with something.
    "That girl talks about herself way too much." "Really. She's a nightmare."