Actually so, genuine, as in Are your plans to move away for real? [Slang; mid-1900s]
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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Example sentences from the Web for for real
But along with the cartoon funk is an all-too-real story of police brutality embodied by a horde of evil Pigs.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
We haven't had any real fan reaction yet, but our collective fingers are crossed.
They say it's frightening how the real CIA is perceived to be as clueless as Archer Co.
But if you listen to our leaders, they weren't the real targets here.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was not until later days that Malcolm knew the real nature of the scene through which he rode.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
It was in the college stage that most of us made out our religion and made it real for ourselves.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The real experience has a magnetism of its own and will win above mere technicality whenever it has the opportunity.
If we are to have a real education along lines of expression we must begin with the "content," or cause, of expression.
Another time she might have smiled at the thought as fanciful: it seemed awfully real now.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood