actually vs at present

Actually vs at present. Learn about the difference between ‘actually’ and ‘at present’. Do the exercise to check if you have understood the difference correctly.

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Actually vs at present

Read the definitions and examples and then do the exercise to check yourself.

actually

meaning: in fact, indeed, really

examples:

  1. Actually, I would really like to come to the party.
  2. I don’t think he actually meant the things he said.

at present

meaning: now, nowadays

examples:

  1. I am not working at present.
  2. At present, I am working on a really important task.

Exercise 1. Complete the sentenes with actually or at present.

  1. I am working on a new project ………………
  2. ………….., I agree with you.
  3. I didn’t know she could ……….. speak Spanish.
  4. ………….., we are planning our strategy.
  5. What has ………………….happend during the party?
  6. I didn’t ………… mean that.
  7. She is living with her parents ………………..

Answers:

Exercise 1. Complete the sentenes with actually or at present.

  1. I am working on a new project …….at present………..
  2. …..Actually………, I agree with you.
  3. I didn’t know she could …actually……. speak Spanish.
  4. …At present……….., we are planning our strategy.
  5. What has ……actually…………….happend during the party?
  6. I didn’t ….actually…….. mean that.
  7. She is living with her parents ….at present…………….

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