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Used to emphasize the sincerity of a statement or opinion:‘I sometimes wonder whether you really and truly love me’
- ‘I mean, really and truly, how do you get by during the day?’
- ‘But ‘despite all that, it is still not a proper job and I continue to have the distinct feeling that, really and truly, I should have been at work.’’
- ‘What seems to have been forgotten in all this recent discussion of the fairness of lodging house bylaws is that students, really and truly, are very different from average citizens.’
- ‘I'll try, really and truly, to snap out of it quickly.’
- ‘You are really and truly, happy for your friend because something fantastic is happening in their life, but at the same time you are so jealous of them that you want to scream.’
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