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    Technically / Strictly speaking

    What is the difference between 'Technically speaking ...' and 'Strictly speaking ... '?

    Strictly speaking, this word is wrongly used.

    Technically speaking, this word is wrongly used.

    Thanks in advance.

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    Lightbulb Re: Technically / Strictly speaking

    Hi kohyoongliat,

    According to an online dictionary

    strictly speaking
    properly speaking
    technically speaking
    in the proper meaning of the word

    have the same meaning:
    "if I want to be completely accurate in what I am saying".

    Any native speaker out there with more on that?

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    Exclamation Re: Technically / Strictly speaking

    Right, that's exactly the point. Many English expressions actually have the same meaning. Its just a bigger choice for the more adept to use. Just like instead of saying 'very fat' we say 'obese'. That's why English is a colourful language!!

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    Re: Technically / Strictly speaking

    Thanks for your replies.

    Best wishes

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    Re: correct sentence

    I am suspicious of your cheating me.

    Is the sentence grammatically correct?

    Thanks in advance.

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