for real

for real
phrasal 1. in earnest ; seriously <
fighting for real
2. genuine <
couldn't believe the threats were for real
3. genuinely good or capable of success (as in competition) <
not yet sure if this team is for real

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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