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"En realidad" is an adverb which is often translated as "in reality", and "realmente" is an adverb which is often translated as "actually". Learn more about the difference between "en realidad" and "realmente" below.
en realidad(
ehn
 
rreh
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ah
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lee
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dahd
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (as a matter of fact)
a. in reality
En realidad, ganaron porque hicieron trampa.In reality, they won because they cheated.
b. actually
En realidad, esto es más de lo que esperaba.This is actually more than I had expected.
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realmente(
rreh
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ahl
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mehn
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teh
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (truly)
a. actually
Realmente no sé si la tienda tendrá la camisa que quiero.I don't actually know if the the store will have the shirt I want.
b. really
¿Quieres venir conmigo a la fiesta? - Realmente no.Do you want to come with me to the party? - Not really.
2. (extremely)
a. really
Mejor que nos demos prisa. Se está haciendo realmente tarde.We better hurry. It's getting really late.
b. very
Me voy a dormir porque estoy realmente cansado.I'm going to sleep because I'm very tired.
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