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eigentlich in English:

1. actually


actually -
You were always a perfect 'superhuman' to an infuriating extent, and so that 'habit' was actually one of your cute, or rather charming, attributes.
Shanghainese is actually a kind of pidgin, based on Wu dialects, Lower Yangtze Mandarin, and English loanwords.
Actually I wanted to be a damsel in a tower guarded by seven dragons, and then a prince on a white horse would chop off the dragons' heads and liberate me.
Day by day and month by month, Internet technology is growing. Actually, make that second by second and minute by minute.
His boosterism makes it sound wonderful but I wonder if he understands how hard it's going to be to actually carry out.
Hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia is quite a long word, isn't it? "Yes, but do you know what it means?" "Actually, I don't." "It means fear of long words." "How ironic."
Actually, and I need to keep this quiet, but recently here there's a rumour that young women on this beach are having photos taken in secret of them.
Of course "Hayabusa" is not actually closing in on the Sun, it is just positioned as in the figure so that, seen from the Earth, it is on the opposite side of the Sun; this is called 'conjunction'.
We need to distinguish what a sentence could mean from what it actually does mean when used by one particular speaker on one particular occasion.
Do you actually believe that fairies exist? (Czy ty rzeczywiście wierzysz, że wróżki istnieją?) Did she actually break up with him? (Czy ona faktycznie z nim zerwała?)
She sounds English but she's actually Spanish. Did you actually meet the president? "You didn't tell me." "Actually, I did." "Do you mind if I smoke?" "Actually, I'd rather you didn't."

English word "eigentlich"(actually) occurs in sets:

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