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    really

    1-He really is an intelligent person.
    2-He is really an intelligent person.
    3-He is a really intelligent person.


    4-He really is intelligent.
    5-He is really intelligent.

    In which case:
    a-"really" means "every"
    and in which case
    b-"really" means "in reality"

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    Re: really

    Quote Originally Posted by navi tasan View Post
    In which case does "really" means "every",
    and in which case does "really" means "in reality"
    A lot depends on context and, in speech, stress and intonation.

    Without these to help us, the most likely meanings, in my opinion, are:
    He really is an intelligent person. The speaker is stressing the fact.
    He is really an intelligent person. In reality.
    He is a really intelligent person. Very.
    He is an intelligent person, really. In reality.

    He really is intelligent. The speaker is stressing the fact.
    He is really intelligent. Very

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