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 Meanings and Examples of REAL
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
real
 a.  existing in fact and not imaginary
 a.  being what it appears to be and not false
 ad.  very
Classic Sentence: (66 in 5 pages)
1  Mary wondered if she was in a real place or if she had fallen asleep again and was dreaming without knowing it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
2  I have such real dreams very often.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
3  I will pinch you a little if you like, to show you how real I am.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
4  "Because of the dreams that are so real," he answered rather fretfully.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  If you are real, sit down on that big footstool and talk.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  Even if it isn't real Magic," Colin said, "we can pretend it is.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  It was such a real voice and it seemed so natural that he should hear it.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  Judge Thatcher sent messages of hope and encouragement from the cave, but they conveyed no real cheer.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
9  Tom's "real Barlow" was out at once, and he had not dug four inches before he struck wood.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
10  Everybody said it was a real beautiful oath, and asked Tom if he got it out of his own head.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
11  They all had much to say, but the collar the most; for he was a real boaster.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
Get Context   In THE FALSE COLLAR
12  Now the name of this lad, that the real bride was to help in watching the king's geese, was Curdken.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE GOOSE-GIRL
13  The moon shone brightly, and the white pebbles which lay in front of the house glittered like real silver pennies.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In HANSEL AND GRETEL
14  I will tell you the real facts.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 7. The Examination.
15  The king's duds was all black, and he did look real swell and starchy.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV.
Example Sentence: (161 in 11 pages)
16  Go most urgent, is the most beautiful scenery; hurt the most are always the most real emotions.
17  We could go into town but it's a real hike from here.
18  He protested his innocence and promised to help police track down the real murderer.
19  It was a real treat being allowed to stop out late.
20  If their latest album is half as good as their last one, we've a real treat in store.
21  The real highlight of the trip for me was the visit to the Tower of London.
22  Having to type up my handwritten work was a real grind.
23  She claimed that the real crime is that burglars and muggers usually get a light sentence.
24  One's real value first lies in to what degree and what sense he set himself.
25  Their version of jazz funk is a pale imitation of the real thing.
26  He was framed by the real criminals and became the victim of the evil and injustice.
27  There was real venom in her voice.
28  The city took a real hammering during the war.
29  India is where I first experienced real culture shock.
30  The measure of a man's real character is what he would do ifhe knew he would never be found out.