en realidad, no
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en realidad, no
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used as a short answer)
a. not really
¿Te molestó que no te invitara Moira a su fiesta? - En realidad, no.Were you upset that Moira didn't invite you to her party? - Not really.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¿Extrañó tu hijo el celular cuando lo perdió? - En realidad, no.Did your son miss his cellphone after he lost it? - He didn't, actually.
¿Se te pasa por la cabeza volverte a tu país? - No, en realidad, no. Solo me gusta ir de vacaciones.Have you ever thought of going back to your country for good? - No, I really haven't. I just like to go there on vacation.
2. (used as the introduction to a negative sentence)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
En realidad, no me gustan los parques de diversiones. Solo vine por estar contigo.I don't really like amusement parks. I only came to be with you.
Se supone que el organizador del viaje proporcionaba un guía local. - Ya, pero, en realidad, no había nadie allí que supiera español.The organizer of the trip was supposed to provide a local guide. - I know, but no one actually spoke Spanish there.
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