in reality
phrasal in actual fact

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in reality — index de facto Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • in reality — adverb used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly (Freq. 5) you may actually be doing the right thing by walking out she actually spoke Latin they thought they made the rules but in reality they… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in reality — they got an invitation, but in reality they were not especially welcome Syn: in fact, in actual fact, in point of fact, as a matter of fact, actually, really, in truth; in practice; archaic in sooth …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • in reality — actually. The solution seemed simple, but in reality it was almost impossible to make it happen. Related vocabulary: in point of fact, in truth, as a matter of fact …   New idioms dictionary

  • in reality — used for saying that the true situation is different from what has been said or thought Reports put the death toll at 50, when in reality it was closer to 200 …   English dictionary

  • in reality — in truth, in fact, in actuality …   English contemporary dictionary

  • in reality — Synonyms and related words: absolutely, actually, certainly, de facto, factually, forsooth, genuinely, historically, in actuality, in effect, in fact, in truth, in very sooth, indeed, indeedy, manifestly, nothing else but, obviously, of a truth,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • in reality — idi in fact or truth; actually …   From formal English to slang

  • in reality — to be absolutely correct; really; actually …   Idioms and examples

  • Lost in Reality — Álbum de Player Publicación 1996 (Estados Unidos) 1997 (Reino Unido) Grabación 1995 1996 Género(s) Soft rock Pop rock …   Wikipedia Español

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