Exactitude Exactness

Exactly

Meanings and phrases

exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. indicating exactness or preciseness; precisely; just
  2. just as it should be; precisely; on the nose; on the dot; on the button
  3. in a precise manner; precisely; incisively

exactly the same

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Leaver achieved exactly the same stats in 1923–24.
  • The reissue is exactly the same as the original.
  • While closely related, they are not exactly the same.

exactly what

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is still not known exactly what dark matter is.
  • That's exactly what we wanted for our new music."
  • And it was exactly what the character needed to be."

not exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She was not exactly my idea of sweetness and light.
  • Unfortunately, he finds it not exactly as described.
  • While closely related, they are not exactly the same.

exactly how

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is unclear exactly how many people illicitly abuse benzodiazepines.
  • It is not known exactly how many years the paper mill actually operated.
  • It is difficult to estimate exactly how many researchers use the program.

almost exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His career followed almost exactly that of his father’s.
  • It is almost exactly the latitude of Lick Observatory on Mt.
  • Upperside almost exactly as in "dia", the size also being the same.

exactly when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It will happen but I don't know exactly when".
  • It's not known exactly when Brewer first met George Beauchamp.
  • This is possible exactly when "H" is a normal subgroup, see below.

what exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Popeye asks Professor Brainstine what exactly a Jeep is.
  • It is not clear what exactly he intended.
  • Debate as to what exactly counts as eugenics continues today.

know exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It will happen but I don't know exactly when".
  • I don't know exactly where my life will lead.
  • I know exactly what to do with this.'"

known exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is still not known exactly what dark matter is.
  • It's not known exactly when Brewer first met George Beauchamp.
  • It is not known exactly why the creodonts were replaced by Carnivora.

exactly one year

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • If punishable by exactly one year or less, it is classified as a misdemeanor.
  • The pilot episode aired in December 2004, broadcast exactly one year after Sat.
  • In January 1989 he was employed at a Cooper-BMW dealership in Rothley near Loughborough for exactly one year.

not known exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is still not known exactly what dark matter is.
  • It's not known exactly when Brewer first met George Beauchamp.
  • It is not known exactly why the creodonts were replaced by Carnivora.

looks exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ashwanee sees that Ashwa looks exactly like her mother.
  • A soldier who looks exactly like him, Sergeant Donovan, is found to take his place.
  • At school, Tsukiko notices a girl who looks exactly like her dead sister walk into class.

knows exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Men love her and women wish to be exactly like her, and she knows exactly how they feel ("I Know").
  • They added that Brendan is a "love rat" who used Mary for sex and Bridget knows exactly what her husband is like.
  • "IGN" said of the film "The Children is a flawlessly mounted horror film that knows exactly how to scare its audience."

know exactly what

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I know exactly what to do with this.'"
  • I know exactly what I am doing.
  • It needed more information so people would know exactly what took place.

knew exactly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Everyone knew exactly what area to cover on the pitch.
  • "I knew exactly what was going to happen.
  • I knew exactly what I wanted the strings to do; I had to hum the parts.

exactly half

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Additionally, it also makes the semitone exactly half a whole tone, the simplest possible relationship.
  • Notice that this creates a new clock with a 50% duty cycle at exactly half the frequency of the input clock.
  • But exactly half of his 20 first-class games came on the Lord Brackley's XI tour of the West Indies in 1904–05.

exactly a year

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This breach was finally closed on 2 October 1945, almost exactly a year after it was formed.
  • After a first attempt exactly a year ago, this poppy rave anthem is now a top 10 hit in the UK.
  • This confirmation came exactly a year after "The Seagulls" secured their safety in the 2017–18 season.

exactly why

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not known exactly why the creodonts were replaced by Carnivora.
  • It was finally decided not to change the name, though exactly why is unclear.
  • Overall, she felt like it was a bit "erratic" but couldn't pinpoint exactly why she felt that way.
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