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    exact meaning of Not really

    I need your help ! Please teach me the exact meaning of " Not really " in follow conversation...
    I'm confused especially when it asked in negative question.

    I googled but couldn't find out... Please help me. Thank you in advance !!


    A: What kind of relationship you and xxxxx ?


    B: Do you know xxxxx ?

    A: You don't want to even answer ?

    B: Not really, We're friend


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    Re: exact meaning of Not really

    "Not really" in this context is a polite way of saying "no".

    See the final example under definition A1. http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dict...english/really

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    Re: exact meaning of Not really

    Eckaslike,Thank you very much ! Finally feeling good

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