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Question with the adjective Actual

1 example:

Sandra Bullock and Fantastic Four star Chris Evans: Is this an actual thing, or just another bogus rumour?
(The Vancouver Sun - Celebrity, )

Sentences with the adjective Actual

16 examples:

But I think her description enthralled me more than the actual movie would.

There was no actual person who was James Bond, despite all the books.
(Terence Young)

I've made out more this season on a family-friendly show than ever in my actual life.
(Lauren Graham)

I think some people found the production took away from the actual songs, which I can understand.
(Emma Anderson)

Snorting Smarties is an actual thing on YouTube.
(Jenn Harris in Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

Because it was going to cost me my actual life if I had kept on that path.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Words I thought I'd never write: "Jackass" Johnny Knoxville has made an actual movie.
(Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times Film Critic in Los Angeles Times - Movies Now, )

Salim and Aysha made a pre-wedding video, which is, against all odds, an actual thing.
(Sydney Morning Herald - Entertainment, )

Floral designer Lindsey Taylor injects a 1941 Giorgio Morandi painting with actual life.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

"Surveying Judy Chicago" is one of those exhibits that's more about the artist then the actual art.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

The Super Bowl is watched each year arguably with as much anticipation for the ads as the actual game.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

It's a better video game movie than anything that's come before it, even if it isn't based on an actual game.
(Forbes - Technology, )

I haven’t taken an actual vacation in over two years, but it’s hard to complain when you love what you do.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

More of a social app than an actual game, players can customize their own avatars and interact with other Miis.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

There are a lot of wild tales about the mystery of Flight 370 but it's important to focus on the actual story, not the desired Hollywood version.
(CNBC, )

Peculiar Nob, Titwobble Lane, Windy Saddle, Pensioners Bush and Intercourse Island are among the actual place names featured on a new map of Australia.
(BBC News - World News, )

Sentence with the equality degree of the adjective Actual

1 example:

That stink is actual as well as metaphorical.
(Forbes - Business, )

Sentences with the substantivized adjective Actual

7 examples:

The possible ranks higher than the actual.
(Martin Heidegger)

The actual God of many Americans... is simply the current of American life.
(C.H. Cooley)

It is the unseen and the spiritual in people that determines the outward and the actual.
(Oswald Chambers)

Work for most people is really very social, and the actual thinking is often done in community.
(Tobias Wolff)

The World Health Organization said that the actual situation is worse than what the numbers suggest.
(Tech Times - Health, )

A video shows the amounts of food that we think are normal placed next to the actual suggested serving sizes, providing a stark contrast.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The drama, written and directed by Aya Ogawa for the Play Company, shows how the simulated can adjoin, infuse or ultimately replace the actual.
(The New York Times - Arts, )


25 examples:

What's the actual cost?

How much actual experience do you have?

Can you imagine how many Lincoln Logs it would take to build an actual shelter?

But is it an actual phenomenon?
(Daily Mail - Health, )

Have you ever experienced sound as an actual tactile sensation?
(Forbes - Business, )

Who needs an actual seat when you've got a golden retriever pal?
(NBC Today, )

Is a "Back to the Future"-ish era of actual thumb bandits upon us?
(USA Today - Money, )

So we wondered: How much actual wrestling is there at WrestleMania?
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

What if startups could give these customers an actual stake in their success?
(Forbes - Technology, )

But it also shows how little actual progress has been made in the last 20 years?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Or will Google (Alphabet) - the developer of the actual Android platform - beat it out?
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

How do we converge entertainment and education to establish a more powerful tool for understanding our actual world?
(Forbes - Education, )

So why would Congress abolish a modest federal program that pays for actual human beings who can explain it to confused consumers?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

For a moment, we do not believe it could have happened to us – weren’t the articles more of a cautionary tale than actual stories?
(Forbes - Education, )

The core issue in the $100M case: Did Gawker have the right to post the sex tape, approximately nine seconds of which was actual sexual content?
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Is the estimated range of bids for Yahoo, as reported by the Wall Street Journal, too low for the actual market value of the ailing web pioneer?
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

We all know how hard it can be for people to access safe water in many parts of the world, but what are the actual consequences for those affected?
(Fleur Anderson in The Independent - World News, )

Are lenders' credit score requirements for home buyers this spring too high — out of sync with the actual risks of default presented by today's borrowers?
(Kenneth R. Harney in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

I understand that property returns are normally referred to through rental yields, but how do I work out what my actual annual return from the rent would be?
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Many have blamed technology and pollution as the biggest factor in the melting of the world's glaciers but who would have thought the actual culprits are clouds?
(Tech Times - Science, )

With a game that felt like an in-depth interactive movie experience, what would be the purpose of Sony stripping the interaction away and condensing it into an actual two hour film?
(Forbes - Technology, )

This actual case illustrates a common problem for adult children of aging parents: can you limit a parent's freedom for financial decisions when he is subject to abuse from con artists?
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The box might say that your smartphone comes with 16 gigabytes, 32 gigabytes or whatever of storage space, but how much actual free storage space will you have on your shiny new smartphone?
(ZDNet US, )

There have been three major reschedulings, and, if there are not further delays, actual deliveries (to ANA as a start) of the -92 seat MRJ will not start until 2017. Will the promise of a new era for Japanese industry be realized?
(Forbes - Technology, )

When consumers taste cheap wine and rate it highly because they believe it is expensive, is it because prejudice has blinded them to the actual taste, or has prejudice actually changed their brain function, causing them to experience the cheap wine in the same physical way as the expensive wine?
(Science Daily - News, )

Other sentences

100 examples:

That is an actual fact.

This is an actual happening.

Those were his actual words.

The following is my actual address.

This story is based on actual events.

They shot the film in an actual desert.

The actual cost was higher than the estimate.

The actual price was lower than I had thought.

Everyone, whether an actual or potential patient.

He has retired, but he is still an actual leader.

The actual price was lower than I thought it would be.

I can't confirm that that's the actual number of deaths.

Though the difference seems little, we say actual but vital.

Tatoeba is a virtual site where a lot of actual time is spent.

Though the difference seems little, We say actual, but victual.

Preventive measures are much more effective than the actual treatment.

Time has come to admit that hard work and hope are no substitute for actual knowledge.

In actual fact, many of my earliest memories are theories I had about the world around me.

In all philosophic theory there is an ultimate which is actual in virtue of its accidents.

Even after being approved, difficulties might arise in the actual construction of the line.

It takes more time to prepare the car for getting painted than it takes for the actual paint job itself.

Hey! This is not the right place. You should contact the actual national coach for information regarding this.

The relative humidity is the difference between the maximum humidity and the actual humidity expressed in percentages.

In particular it is customary for actual examples of use of the harmonic mean generally cover "average speed," and explain no further than that.

The cleaner thought that she was only doing her job - in actual fact, she destroyed a modern work of art worth millions. Now the museum is struggling with how to handle the crisis.

Anyone who has never strung a spinet, clavichord, or harpsichord cannot imagine what kinds of problems can arise, from the choice of strings, to the actual stretching of the strings until they are tuned.

Belief creates the actual fact.
(William James)

In actual life I am a grumpy old bag.
(Dawn French)

How near to guilt without actual guilt.
(Latin proverb)

Actual violence has no attraction for me at all.
(Jane Campion)

Unlike the actual, the fictional explains itself.
(Mason Cooley)

Cowards die many times before their actual deaths.
(Julius Caesar)

The human soul needs actual beauty more than bread.
(D.H. Lawrence)

We want to keep the actual Civil War experience alive.
(Bobby Riggs)

The actual cheerleaders in our film are all Broadway dancers.
(Brooke Langton)

My actual personality probably lies someplace between the two.
(Edie Falco)

An artist is a dreamer consenting to dream of the actual world.
(George Santayana in Life of Reason, )

Every actual State is corrupt. Good men must not obey laws too well.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The actual danger is nothing, and the positive advantages very great.
(William John Wills)

Nothing matures a military force quicker than actual military operations.
(Duncan Hunter)

The Canadian run can be no different, at least in terms of actual running.
(Dennis Banks)

My actual childhood, as opposed to my adolescence, was not spent in London.
(Peter Shaffer)

At least with me, the match starts much, much earlier than the actual match.
(Sachin Tendulkar)

The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic.
(Amos Oz)

Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.
(Dave Barry)

We were so close to being one of the actual victems. It makes you feel humble.
(Robert Lee Bedker)

It is a queer thing, but imaginary troubles are harder to bear than actual ones.
(Dorothy Dix)

The actual producing, mixing, and mastering is hard work, harder than what I do.
(Mandy Moore)

He found in the world without as actual what was in his world within as possible.
(James Joyce)

In my third novel there is an actual black hole that swallows everything you love.
(Jonathan Lethem)

Everything actual must also first have been possible, before having actual existence.
(Albert Pike)

It is not actual suffering but the taste of better things which excites people to revolt.
(Eric Hoffer)

A good story often increases the salability of an item without increasing its actual value.
(Roy H. Williams)

In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
(Friedrich Von Schlegel)

So I try not to have any actual expectations for myself for any level of success or failure.
(Gavin DeGraw)

The object of the law of value is to elucidate the actual exchange relations of commodities.
(Rudolf Hiferding)

The prejudice surrounding AIDS exacts a social death which precedes the actual physical one.
(Tom Hanks)

All great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
(Marya Mannes)

In actual life, every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
(August Wilhelm von Schlegel)

If it's a role like this one, an actual live person, a legend, there's lots of material laid out.
(David Strathairn)

The actual writing of a song usually comes in the form of a realisation. I can't contrive a song.
(Gene Clark)

If the desire to write is not accompanied by actual writing, then the desire must be not to write.
(Hugh Prather)

The thing is, we've changed our style but we've never changed the actual roots of what we've done.
(John Oates)

The actual course is called fishery studies, and you study general aquatics and fishery management.
(Tom Felton)

All really great lovers are articulate, and verbal seduction is the surest road to actual seduction.
(Marya Mannes)

It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes him feel better.
(Ambrose Bierce)

The actual risk is falling.
(NBC News Health, )

Just like actual LeBron James.
(USA Today - NBA, )

There are actual comedians, too.
(CNET News, )

Actual workers” — like...
(Los Angeles Times - National News, )

I didn't run into any actual bugs.
(Forbes - Technology, )

However, it may not be an actual TV.
(CNBC, )

Maybe not in actual basketball, though.
(USA Today - NBA, )

The Queen's actual birthdate is April 21.
(CBC News - World, )

But the actual numbers are likely higher.
(Fox News - Health, )

But as usual, the actual savings will vary.
(CNET News, )

Not email—actual, made-out-of-paper mail.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

The actual building is a Sixties mansion...
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

No matter the actual time, the dude is fast.
(USA Today - NFL, )

Here's an actual offer and what you need to do.
(Forbes - Personal Finance, )

The actual tweet, with bad words intact, is here.
(Forbes - Business, )

The actual director is James Wan, who has followed...
(Los Angeles Times - Entertainment News, )

The actual event could quickly bring it back to earth.
(The Wall Street Journal - Technology, )

Don't let your smartphone cut off actual conversation.
(USA Today - Tech, )

Unlike its competitors, M is powered by actual people.
(Forbes - Technology, )

Sadly, offer does not include actual living dinosaurs.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Movies, )

Matters of the heart can influence actual heart health.
(Science Daily - News, )

Rumours are often more optimistic than the actual news.
(Tracy Johnson in CBC News - Business, )

Hey, maybe this app can be used to do some actual good.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

But, experts say, actual puberty may still be years away.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

Goodbye, black pepper flavor; hello, actual black pepper.
(Samantha Masunaga in Los Angeles Times - Business, )

Actual excavation revealed holes once filled with timber.
(USA Today - World, )

In 817 of these, Microsoft turned over actual user content.
(ZDNet US, )

Elections every two years make actual governing impossible.
(The New York Times - U.S. News, )

The fantasy controversy reached the actual U.S. government.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

Their investigation revealed that the actual culprit is salt.
(Science Daily - News, )

Well, the cost apart from the actual, wildly expensive, cost.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

The beer will be made with blue agave, but no actual tequila.
(Fox News - Lifestyle, )

The actual price of the mid-ranged Sony smartphone is $299.99.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

However, an actual R2-D2-themed airplane is the next best thing.
(Tech Times - Future Tech, )

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