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1       adv   You can use really to emphasize a statement.  
SPOKEN   usu ADV with v     (emphasis)    I'm very sorry. I really am..., It really is best to manage without any medication if you possibly can...     
2       adv   You can use really to emphasize an adjective or adverb.  
ADV adj/adv     (emphasis)    (=very)  
It was really good..., They were really nice people...     
3       adv   You use really when you are discussing the real facts about something, in contrast to the ones someone wants you to believe.  
usu ADV with v, also ADV adj  
My father didn't really love her...     
4       adv   People use really in questions and negative statements when they want you to answer `no'.  
ADV before v     (emphasis)    (=honestly)  
Do you really think he would be that stupid?...     
5       adv   If you refer to a time when something really begins to happen, you are emphasizing that it starts to happen at that time to a much greater extent and much more seriously than before.  
ADV before v     (emphasis)    That's when the pressure really started...     
6       adv   People sometimes use really to slightly reduce the force of a negative statement.  
SPOKEN   ADV after neg, usu ADV with v, also ADV with cl     (vagueness)    I'm not really surprised..., `Did they hurt you?'—`Not really'...     
7       convention   You can say really to express surprise or disbelief at what someone has said.  
SPOKEN, feelings   `We discovered it was totally the wrong decision.'—`Really?'...     
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n.
Phrase used when someone has brought all the evidences to support his point of view; "I'm done with explanations"
abbr. acron.
Short for "Explain it like I'm 5".
Most often, it’s used to explain science or technology in layman’s terms.
exp.
I can't understand it, I can't believe it, I can't accept it
v.
when one really wants to travel
[Fig.];[Fam.] ex.: I've got itchy feet = I'd like to travel
abbr. acron.
I don't give a fuck
abbr. acron.
Short for "today I learned".
[Fam.];[Slang] When you learn about information that isn’t new but is novel for you, share it with the world by adding a “TIL”.
abbr. acron.
Short for "I love you".
[Fam.]
abbr. acron.
Short for "I don't know".
[Fam.]
n.
an ambitious woman who thinks her career really matters more than many things and is not willing to compromise on it
exp.
there is something really obvious that no one talks about
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