Quotes containing word "actually"

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Definitions and meanings of word "actually"

• Adv: in actual fact; examples: "to be nominally but not actually independent", "no one actually saw the shark", "large meteorites actually come from the asteroid belt"

• Adv: used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly; examples: "you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out", "she actually spoke Latin", "they thought they made the rules but in reality they were only puppets", "people who seem stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous"

• Adv: as a sentence modifier to add slight emphasis; examples: "actually, we all help clear up after a meal", "actually, I haven't seen the film", "I'm not all that surprised actually", "she hasn't proved to be too satisfactory, actually"

• Adv: at the present moment; example: "the transmission screen shows the picture that is actually on the air"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "actually"

Shigeru Miyamoto
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Born Sunday 16 November 1952
Alton Brown
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American Author, Actor, Celebrity, Entertainer, Chef
Born Monday 30 July 1962
Ben Quayle
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American Politician, Vice President
Born Friday 5 November 1976
Harvey Fierstein
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American Actor, Playwright
Born Sunday 6 June 1954
Pedro Martinez
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Dominican Athlete
Born Monday 25 October 1971
Mick Taylor
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English Musician
Born Saturday 17 January 1948
Norah Jones
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American Writer, Actress, Musician, Songwriter
Born Friday 30 March 1979
Mark Zuckerberg
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American Businessman
Born Monday 14 May 1984
Damien Hirst
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British Artist
Born Monday 7 June 1965
Eric Cantor
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American Leader, Politician
Born Thursday 6 June 1963
Bob Geldof
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Irish Writer, Author, Actor, Activist, Songwriter
Born Tuesday 5 October 1954

Well, I actually grew up in the sixties. I feel very lucky, actually, that that was my slice of time that I was dealt. Let's remember that the real motivation in the sixties, and even in the fifties, was the Cold War.

Ann Druyan

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You know, my parents had a restaurant. And I left home, actually, in 1949, when I was 13 years old, to go into apprenticeship. And actually when I left home, home was a restaurant - like I said, my mother was a chef. So I can't remember any time in my life, from age 5, 6, that I wasn't in a kitchen.

Jacques Pepin

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The remarkable position in which we find ourselves is that we don't actually know what we actually know.

Bill Bryson

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I think that this misses out on some of the interesting narrative realities, which is that it actually doesn't work very well, that eliminating diversity is actually a really good way to make a species and its individuals less robust.

Cory Doctorow

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They had some really cool rigged cars and things that were different that they would tow behind the camera car that were actually on these trailers that manipulated side to side and stuff like they were getting hit, and actually put the actor right in the middle of the chase.

David R. Ellis

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It's actually very freeing to be given permission as an artist to let that ride and to really let it ride, to actually experience it and bring it out of you. It's been uncomfortable and it's freeing at the same time.

Josh Holloway

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I've never had Internet access. Actually, I have looked at things on other people's computers as a bystander. A few times in my life I've opened email accounts, twice actually, but it's something I don't want in my life right now.

Jhumpa Lahiri

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It's much easier to wear a Chairman Mao button and shake your fists in the air and all that, then to actually read the Communist manifesto and things like that and actually become involved in politics.

Lester Bangs

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I'm an absolute connoisseur of cheeseburgers and like to think that I can detect even mere percentages of shift in fat content in ground meat in a burger and can actually name the temperature to which it was actually cooked to the degree if I'm, you know, really on my game.

Alton Brown

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I remember interviewing someone I actually felt bad for, and therefore didn't want to take an ironic stance against him. It actually turned out to be a really funny piece.

Rob Corddry

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You know, there are people making a lot of money in this country who can actually afford their own health care. We are in a situation where we got a safety net in place in this country for people who frankly don't need one. We got to focus on making sure we got a safety net for those who actually need it.

Eric Cantor

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Tofu hot dogs are actually scarier than real hot dogs. It's like wanting the worst possible meat product without even the thrill of it actually being meat.

Doug Coupland

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You get to actually see the music video on the TV in the pilot and we have the soundtrack playing at this big party. I thought that was sort of a cool moment, to actually have the A-Ha video is pretty cool.

Will Estes

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Actually, actually, when he first put us into hypnosis, he didn't know what he was going to get.

Betty Hill

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I am actually going to two therapists right now. I don't know, I actually feel like therapy has just made me more uncomfortable.

Jesse Eisenberg

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So you're dealing with a coach, and you're dealing with a guy who's actually experienced NBA basketball from a player's perspective and actually goes about it that way.

Kevin Garnett

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So they've actually - it's not that her character is a singer, but she had ambition to do that at an earlier time in her life. So I've actually sung two or three times now on the show.

Katey Sagal

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It's frustrating actually, the time involved in getting something released these days. My new CD has actually been finished for a year. It's only now that it's being released.

Mick Taylor

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Well, I actually tell my son that I don't have any hair because he asked me the same question that I gave it to him when he was born, so he actually still believes that. He's five years old.

Andre Agassi

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It wasn't until two or three years ago that I actually learned that in the end he actually did kill someone. But that was a choice that he faced: to kill or be killed.

Vanessa Kerry

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