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

The meaning of "Literally" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa Literally?
A: It means “exactly as said” as opposed to “figuratively” or “metaphorically”. One example of literally: If you translate an idiomatic expression from one language to another literally, I.e. word-for-word, it often makes no sense. You have to find the meaning behind the idiom then find the equivalent on the other language.
Q: O que significa Literally 是什麼意思?
A: something that is true or exactly what you are saying
Q: O que significa Literally?
A: Literally means exactly/accurate
Q: O que significa Literally ?
A: Literally is the opposite of figuratively. Someone could say "the guy ran here in five minutes" to express that the guy figuratively ran really fast, or they could say "the guy literally ran here in five minutes" to mean that they're not exaggerating, he really did get there in only five minutes.

However, a lot of teenagers and young people say "literally" just to exaggerate something. For example,"she's literally the smartest person in the world" or "that's literally the best coffee I've ever had".
Q: O que significa Literally ?
A: That you are actually doing something rather than figuratively.

Example sentences using "Literally"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Literally.
A: Literally is often used incorrectly by many English speakers ..
People will say “I literally climbed the walls”…. But this is incorrect…
They should say “I figuratively climbed the walls “
Literally is something that actually happened.

“He drove his car into the river”. Would mean the car actually went into the river.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Literally.
A: - They literally were dripping wet after playing basketball.
- The view from the rooftop was literally breathtaking.
- I literally thought I was gonna die
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Literally.
A: Now that I think of it. It does sound complex but literally is like an emphasis. For example


1) That is LITERALLY so crazy!!
2) I am LITERALLY so tired.
3. I am literally angry.


There are many expressions!!
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Literally.
A: I literally imagined that.
I literally want a burrito.
I literally thought we had school today.
I literally thought it was raining.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Literally basically .
A: "I literally just got home." Or "I am literally typing this sentence right now." And...
"I am basically friends with her. We're not best friends, but we're still basically friends." Hope this helps.! :)

Synonyms of "Literally" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre Literally e Genuinely / sincerely ?
A: The difference between genuinely and literally:

is that genuinely is in a genuine manner; truthfully, truly while literally is (speech act) word for word; not figuratively; not as an idiom or metaphor.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Literally e Actually ?
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Q: Qual é a diferença entre Literally e Basically ?
A: Literally means in the literal or the book sense. Basically means youre talking of the very basics of a thing.

Translations of "Literally"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Literally
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Literally
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? Literally
A: LIT-ral-ee
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? Literally
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Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? Literally
A: Literally

Other questions about "Literally"

Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar Literally.
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Q: Literally soa natural?
A: I'm sorry. I'm from Pittsburgh, and we speak very fast here so it may not be the best.
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