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exactly

1. adverb with complete accuracy2. adverb in every detail3. adverb without vagueness 4. adverb used to emphasise sth5. adverb used to reply affirmatively6. adverb used to express disapproval
phrases
1 adverb with complete accuracydíreach  c m udíreach glan  c m ugo díreach  c m uthat's exactly what I mean sin é díreach glan atá i gceist agam, sin é go díreach atá i gceist agamit cost exactly fifty euro caoga euro glan a chosain sé, caoga euro go dtí an cent a chosain sé, caoga euro cruinn díreach a chosain séit was exactly seventy years to the day that it opened cothrom an lae sin seachtó bliain roimhe sin a d'oscail sé, bhí sé seachtó bliain go dtí an lá ó d'oscail sé 2 adverb in every detailgo díreach  c m ugo cruinn  c m ugo beacht  c m uI don't know exactly what happened níl a fhios agam go beacht cad é a tharlaeverything is exactly the same tá gach rud go díreach mar an gcéannayou must read it exactly as it's written ní mór duit é a léamh go díreach mar atá sé scríofa
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3 adverb without vagueness go díreach  c m ugo beacht  c m ugo soiléir  c m uyou must explain exactly what you want ní mór duit a mhíniú cad é go díreach atá uait, caithfidh tú a mhíniú go soiléir cad é atá tú a iarraidh 4 adverb used to emphasise sthgo díreach  c m udíreach  c m uthis is exactly what I didn't want seo go díreach an rud nach raibh de dhíth orm 5 adverb used to reply affirmativelydíreach é  c m ucinnte  c m ucinnte dearfa  c m usin agat anois é! 6 adverb used to express disapprovalgo díreach  c m ui ndáiríre  c m ugo baileach  c m uwhat exactly does that mean? cad é go díreach a chiallaíonn sé sin?, cad é a chiallaíonn sé sin go baileach?
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not exactly

1 not quite but almostthat's not exactly what I said ní hé sin go baileach a dúirt mé, ní hé sin go díreach a dúirt mé 2 especially euphemistic not at allhe's not exactly my favourite person ní hé mo rogha duine é, ní hamhlaidh go bhfuil aon ghean agam airthis isn't exactly your best result ní hé seo go díreach an toradh is fearr agatI wouldn't exactly say I was happy ní déarfainn go raibh mé sásta cibé ar bith 3 used to respond partially negativelyní hea go díreachní hea, i ndáirírení hea baileach

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