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exactly

US [ɪɡˈzæk(t)li]
UK [ɪɡ'zæk(t)li]
  • adv.到底;确切地;准确地;精确地
  • Web正是;完全正确;恰恰
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adv.
1.
精确地;准确地;确切地used to emphasize that sth is correct in every way or in every detail
I know exactly how she felt.
我完全清楚她的感受。
Do exactly as I tell you.
按我说的照办。
It happened almost exactly a year ago.
这事情发生差不多正好一年了。
It's exactly nine o'clock.
现在是九点整。
You haven't changed at all─you still look exactly the same .
你一点没变,看上去依然是老样子。
His words had exactly the opposite effect.
他的话产生了截然相反的效果。
Your answer is exactly right.
你的回答完全正确。
It was a warm day, if not exactly hot.
这一天即使算不上热,也是一个暖和的日子。
2.
(informal)
(要求得到更多信息)究竟,到底used to ask for more information about sth
Where exactly did you stay in France?
你究竟待在法国什么地方?
Exactly what are you trying to tell me?
你到底想对我说什么?
3.
(答语,表示赞同或强调正确)一点不错,正是如此,完全正确used as a reply, agreeing with what sb has just said, or emphasizing that it is correct
‘You mean somebody in this room must be the murderer?’ ‘Exactly.’
“你的意思是这屋子里肯定有人是凶手?”“正是。”

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