French translation of 'realistically'
1. (in a pragmatic way) de façon réaliste
The problem needs to be looked at realistically. Il faut examiner le problème de façon réaliste.
2. (in a way that is achievable) raisonnablement
Decide how much you can realistically afford each month. Décidez d’une somme que vous pouvez raisonnablement payer chaque mois.
3. (like real life) de façon réaliste
Her characters are realistically depicted and thoroughly believable. Ses personnages sont dépeints de façon réaliste et sont parfaitement crédibles.
4. (if we’re going to face facts)
Realistically, I don’t think Scotland will win. Soyons réalistes, je ne pense pas que l’Écosse va gagner.
5. (= in reality) en réalité
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Example Sentences Including 'realistically'
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He thinks he can realistically save about 500 of that figure.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Instead, realistically assess what your long-term health needs might be.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Many of these borrowers were given loans that they could not realistically afford, which led to the recent clamp down.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Think of a time when you thought realistically and constructively about an idea and devised an effective action plan.Training with N.L.P. (1994)
It is also a powerful tale about whether a friendship can override and survive conflict, movingly and realistically brought to life in this play.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Little attempt is made to depict native architecture realistically.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
We' ve worked out how many we can realistically afford to give away.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
You can look at your home life realistically and talk convincingly about the changes you want to make.The Sun (2014)
You can think about money realistically and the way you explain plans gives others confidence in you.The Sun (2013)
At least think this through realistically before going ahead.The Sun (2016)
If the test is positive, Brook can help you think realistically about what the future would be like as a single mum.The Sun (2015)
In both films space and its effects on humans were depicted realistically, with not a ray gun in sight.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Tell him you need to be sure he is thinking realistically and not imagining life as a family through rose-tinted spectacles.The Sun (2016)
We've had to sit down and realistically think about.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Work out who you need to buy presents for and what you can realistically afford.The Sun (2014)
You can look realistically at life and know the plans to work on and those to forget.The Sun (2008)
You can only realistically think of getting back with her once these urgent questions are settled.The Sun (2011)
You have got to think realistically now.The Sun (2016)
You need to think realistically, too.The Sun (2008)
You're not thinking about this realistically.The Sun (2016)
My thinking was skewed by idealistic dreams rather than realistically assessing the situation.Christianity Today (2000)
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In Common Usage. realistically is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: realistically ADVERB
You use realistically when you want to emphasize that what you are saying is true, even though you would prefer it not to be true.
Realistically, there is never one right answer.
- American English: realistically
- Brazilian Portuguese: de maneira realista
- Chinese: 实际上用以强调尽管不希望，但所说内容却是真实的
- European Spanish: de manera realista
- French: soyons réalistes
- German: realistischerweise
- Italian: realisticamente
- Japanese: 現実的に
- Korean: 사실
- European Portuguese: de maneira realista
- Spanish: de manera realista
Translation of realistically from the Collins English to French Dictionary