Definition of 'not exactly'
Example sentences containing 'not exactly'
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Of course he was helped by the fact that he was playing against a team who were not exactly getting stuck into him. The Sun (2017)Bible scholars are not exactly sure what that means. Christianity Today (2000)So we are not exactly getting the shock of the new here. The Times Literary Supplement (2008)Not exactly what they wanted to hear. The Sun (2015)She has not exactly gone wild with her freedom. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The surveys may not exactly have been a champagne moment but they were a welcome antidote to the gloom. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He's not exactly used to gorgeous woman throwing themselves at him. The Sun (2009)Not exactly sure what you're looking for? Times, Sunday Times (2016)This suggests people are not exactly flocking to get out of stable work running pubs for regional brewers in favour of jobs elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2009)If something is not exactly as she wants, she will not compromise. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's not exactly gone to plan. The Sun (2013)It's not exactly easy to get to. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Stripped to the waist, his muscles may not exactly ripple but they do move about a bit. The Sun (2007)Yet they did not exactly need to go through hell and back to see off this Everton side. The Sun (2015)I'm not exactly sure where he came from. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Hopefully, now he can keep playing like this in the games to come because the matches do not exactly get any easier from here. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's not exactly what she wanted, either. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We played our game, albeit not exactly as we wanted to, and were happy not to lose the game. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Synonyms of 'not exactly'
not at all, hardly, not really, not quite
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