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    in actuality

    Dear teachers

    Are these sentences correct English?

    • No, in actuality, she drove off as he yelled at her.
    • There is, in actuality, a solution to your problem.
    • My not liking her did upset some people, in actuality.

    In all these sentences I presumed 'in actuality' meant 'actually'.

    Many thanks

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    Re: in actuality

    (Not a Teacher)

    All of those sentences sound alright to me.

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    #3

    Re: in actuality

    From: painintheenglish.com/case/1063

    "In actuality is the equivalent of saying in reality."
    "Actuality becomes 'actually' the same way reality becomes 'really'."

    Interesting.

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    #4

    Re: in actuality

    Quote Originally Posted by pizza View Post
    Actuality becomes 'actually' the same way reality becomes 'really'.
    No.

    'In actuality' has a similar meaning to 'actually'. 'In reality has a similar meaning to 'really'.

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