- 逐字地;照字面地 so as to give a single word in place of each original word;according to the words and not the intention
- 确实地,真正地 in a literal sense;really
in a literal sense;
"he said so literally"
(intensifier before a figurative expression) without exaggeration;
"our eyes were literally pinned to TV during the Gulf War"
- He translated this article literally.
- Don't read the report literally now, just skim through it.
- Idioms usually cannot be translated literally in another language.
- He literally flew into the room.
- I literally jumped out of my skin.
- He translated the passage literally.
- I took what he said literally, but afterwards it became clear that he really meant something else.
- The Olympic Games were watched by literally billions of people around the world.
- She was literally blue with cold.
- He was literally blazing with anger.
Others repeat only what they hear from others as literally as their parts or zeal will permit.出自： Steele
A tone expressing that these words signified..about one hundred times the amount of meaning they conveyed literally.出自： T. Hardy
He had only two pounds in his pocketsnot literally in his pocket because..they had been taken away from him.出自： G. Greene
Though Tennyson's Enoch Arden was not literally inspired by her, yet he was staying with some friends of her great uncle's when it was published.出自： J. B. Morton
Literally hundreds of men were always pestering her to marry them.出自： K. Amis
He literally had to move heaven and earth to arrive at this systematic understanding.出自： R. M. Pirsig