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exactly in English:

1. precisely precisely

Please come here at 3 o'clock precisely.
That's precisely my point
I’ve got almost precisely the research grant I’d hoped for
We'll meet again at precisely 1 o'clock.
But, knowing precisely sadness and love and death, and that they are vain images when we observe them from the calm space where we should shut ourselves in, he kept on weeping, and desiring love, and fearing death.
But the person in charge is there precisely to take responsibility.
An inch is now precisely 2.54 centimeters.
Do not forget to acknowledge sources precisely.
Answer the questions precisely and accurately.
This is precisely the kind of thing I was hoping to avoid.
The fireworks begin at eight o'clock precisely. "It would be stupid to attempt the journey in the dark." "Precisely!" he answered.
The low price was precisely the reason why I chose this trip.
That's precisely what I meant. She pronounced the word very slowly and precisely.
Clava loves all things irrational, and works at the kindergarten for precisely that reason.

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2. exacting

delicacy on stage belies a ferociously exacting temperament in the studio
She was an exacting woman to work for.

3. exactly

Tom and Mary gave exactly the same answers on the test which made the teacher suspicious.
It seems like an interesting job. What do you exactly do?
Barter, however, was a very unsatisfactory system because people's needs seldom matched exactly.
Well, when exactly?
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It was a big dumpster, Dima said. "And there was a lot of food, so... It wasn't exactly uncomfortable. But yes, smellier than a donkey's behind."
It's your first time doing this kind of work. You should follow the manual exactly until you get more experience.
They left for New York, didn't they? "Exactly."
All the same, we still need a scientific account of how exactly pains are caused by brain processes.
I couldn't say when exactly in my life it occurred to me that I would be a pilot someday.
For distances, if 100 meters is said it's exactly 100 meters.
used when you are giving or asking for information that is completely correct dokładnie What exactly seems to be the problem? The train got in at exactly ten o'clock.
But there had been no indications Gorbachev was having any sort of health problems, and it is not exactly clear what's happened to him now.
But she had not expected to cross an ocean, enter a new and romantic-sounding country, and find herself in exactly the same position.

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Vocabulary 5

4. to the letter

He does everything to the letter.
She followed my instructions to the letter.

English word "exactly"(to the letter) occurs in sets:

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5. to stress that what somebody says is correct and you agree

English word "exactly"(to stress that what somebody says is correct and you agree) occurs in sets:

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