Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Honestly"

The meaning of "Honestly" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa "Honestly" in 660?
A: It's just an exclamation. "Honestly" means "truthfully." It doesn't really have any meaning in this context, and it's just being used as an emphasis word.

Example sentences using "Honestly"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Honestly.
A: Honestly, I think....
This is honestly.....
Answer me honestly.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Honestly .
A: "Honestly, I'm feeling very tired right now."
"Honestly, you look better with your hair down."
"Honestly, you should apply for that job."

It's used when you want to express honesty but be careful not to overuse it because sometimes it can have the opposite effect and make you come across as insincere.

Synonyms of "Honestly" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Honestly, e To be honest, e In fact, e Frankly, Frankly speaking, e Actually, ?
A: "Honestly", "frankly", "frankly speaking" and "to be honest" = exact same meaning.

E.g.
I honestly don't think that is a good idea.

Honestly/to be honest/frankly/frankly speaking, I don't think that's a good idea.

I don't think that's a good idea, honestly/to be honest/frankly/frankly speaking. (the usage of "frankly" would be the lest common here. And "to be honest" the most common).

"Actually" and "in fact" are used to add a new idea that just came to your mind to something you said previously. Or to make the previous thing that you said clearer.
E.g. I don't like hamburgers. Actually/in fact, I hate them! (hate is stronger than "don't like"/dislike).

"Actually" is also used to correct someone.
E.g.
A: The mall is on 21st street.
B: Actually, it's on 22nd street.

The above might be considered rude. A more polite way to correct the above person would be "I think you mean 22nd street".

It can also be used to correct yourself.
E.g. I was here at 10 o'clock. No wait.. Actually,...i was here at 11 o'clock.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Honestly e Frankly ?
A: Yes, "frankly" means "honestly," but more rude.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Honestly e Frankly ?
A: Honestly, means speaking the true.
Frankly, means speaking plainly and saying something the listener may not want to hear.

Translations of "Honestly"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Honestly
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Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar Honestly.
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Q: Honestly soa natural?
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Q: Honestly soa natural?
A: The first!

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