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Old 05-23-2005, 11:31 AM   #11
happasaiyan
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Originally Posted by WRX300
2 entries found for literally.
lit·er·al·ly Audio pronunciation of "literally" ( P ) Pronunciation Key (ltr--l)
adv.

1. In a literal manner; word for word: translated the Greek passage literally.
2. In a literal or strict sense: Don't take my remarks literally.
3. Usage Problem.
1. Really; actually: “There are people in the world who literally do not know how to boil water” (Craig Claiborne).
2. Used as an intensive before a figurative expression.

yup usage looks ok...

there were literally a handfull of people - as in I was able to count the number on one hand
ditto.
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