The definitive guide to South Asian lingo

Definition 1 of 2

Actually

\Ack-choo-ally\
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Verb.
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Definition

Actually is used to accentuate a less-known, not to be easily revealed or hidden fact.
Complementing verb to basically

Usage

Man: Basically, I'm an actor by profession.Actually I'm working on Mani Ratnam's film as the hero's dog's actual owner
Added 2011-09-09 by Behenjigaga

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Basically

Terms referencing this

Panjar, Ekchully

Definition 2 of 2

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Adverb.
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Definition

Most commonly used when (a) trying to punctuate the significance of one's thoughts or actions; (b) a person is on the defensive; (c) looking for a word to randomly insert in a sentence.

Usage

Annoyed person: Sorry, what is this about again?
Cold caller: Sir, actually ... I'm calling from ICICI Bank, and we are offering one new scheme for ...
Added 2011-09-29 by jamiro

Root

English

Region

All India

Related Terms

Basically

Terms referencing this

Panjar, Ekchully