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He is literally stupid.

I took what she said literally.

Don’t take his remarks too literally.

Military discipline is literally rigid.

It goes without saying military discipline is literally rigid.

The house literally disintegrated when it was hit by the missile.

The players were literally dripping wet after the two-hour practice.

The detective questioned literally thousands of people about the incident.

The views of the city from the top of the mountain are literally breath-taking.

Find someone who has watched a science experiment with liquid nitrogen.

literally There are literally thousands of different kinds of insects living in Papua New Guinea.

Mel Brooks once remarked that life literally abounds in comedy if you just look around you.

The culture of Thailand regards the head as the highest part of the body, both literally and figuratively.

The name Indonesians give to their country in their own language literally means, “Our Nation of Land and Water.

” Thomas Edison once said that if we did all the things we were capable of doing, we would literally astound ourselves.

There were literally hundreds of thousands of people celebrating in the streets of the city after the World Cup final.

The runner had to literally crawl over the finish line after hurting his foot in the last hundred meters of the marathon.

In April of 1989, Argentina, hit by hyper-inflation, literally ran out of money, leaving thousands of people without any cash.

inflict The islands of the Maldives are so flat, and so close to sea level that the slightest storm could literally wash away some of the smaller islands.

Maurice Strong recently remarked that what we do in our generation, or what we fail to do, will literally determine the fate of the Earth.

literature For many students in Taiwan, their primary goal is to pass the college entrance examination, and their lives are literally filled with tests and exaMs. Eugene Kennedy once said, “The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?” Barbara Bush once observed that some people give time, some money, some their skills and connections, some literally give their life’s blood, but everyone has something to give.

I read somewhere that the verb “to love” in Persian is “to have a friend.

” “I love you” translated literally is “I have you as a friend,” and “I don’t like you” simply means “I don’t have you as a friend.

” She said her son literally vanished into the night, without a trace.

Hit by heavy rains, some of Pompeii’s walls have literally crumbled.

Presently, we like to pretend rather literally that it doesn’t exist.

You’re literally changing the geography of the veins,” said Bhardwaj.

Firefighters literally use their bare hands to test for residual heat.”

I’ve literally walked past people, and I’ve heard it as their ringtone.

910508 Well in Australia, we literally live inside of a zoo,”” he said.”

719179 The fire literally stopped at the property line of @RusticoWinery.

I only need literally like 10 minutes to really get ready for the match.”

“Having the right equipment is quite literally a matter of life or death.

But she says it fell apart “literally almost overnight” in the 2012 coup.

Skipper also marveled at Scott’s dedication to keep fighting – literally.

The clergy in our moment teach that these words literally kill Black folk.

546465 “Our customers literally are as diverse as the people of the world.

205026 Eckhart refers to this process as, literally coming to your senses.

My mother flew into me and I literally had to catch her, he told NBC News.

literally, they ring a bell, and for $12 you get a hearty, delicious meal.

I literally Can’t Even “It was like she was subtweeting me, but in person.”

339504 I literally pulled both of my groin muscles,”” Hamm told USA Today.”

The game represents a major shift for Nintendo, figuratively and literally.

Now comes word that the Secret Service is sleeping on the job — literally.

It’s literally a matter of life and death for many patients,” said Simpson.

Of course, this doesn’t mean that Trump has literally never told the truth.

We are right in the centre – literally, the centre of the Earth,” said Song.

It is not literally what will happen to your iPhone if you receive the text.

963726 You’ve got a scene where a car is literally diving between buildings.

Right now I have $47,000 in debt and literally not one thing to show for it.

I have literally never gone to someone’s house and been offered a cream puff.

They say their lifestyle is proof that food waste is literally that: a waste.

462731 literally teenagers on meth get pregnant in two seconds,”” she joked.”

For when it matters the most, Internet communication is literally a lifesaver.

And getting access to clean drinking water can quite literally be child’s play.

No, of course it doesn’t say that literally, and I’m extrapolating just a touch.

It’s only slowing by a matter of seconds, but literally every millisecond counts.

From the moment I literally danced across the line, it felt like a new beginning.

462730 literally, I was calling my agent while I was getting a call from my agent.

The note seems to say that people are taking the book literally, which isn’t true.

The Finnish name for Santa Claus, Joulupukki, literally translates to “Yule Goat.”

Not when our black friends, family, neighbors literally fear dying in the streets.

In 2001, American doctors performed an operation that got him out of bed, literally.

They’re literally every five steps … it’s just a waste of space,” one resident said.

It could be a situation where we literally are opening and closing throughout the day.

These risks are literally incalculable, but they can hardly be ignored, Flanders says.

It turns out that playing all that Candy Crush had literally ruptured his thumb tendon.

“I had colleagues literally pointing their finger at me and saying, ‘You can’t do that.

The second major thing Williams finds is that this type of crime literally doesn’t pay.

I’m going to allow the people to show it, but literally for three seconds, Samour said.

397850 It is literally some force beyond scientific understanding or the laws of nature.

669739 That’s literally as close as you can get — one hit that lands on the foul line.”

620926 “She was literally told by her boss if she took time off she would lose her job.”

He died in middle age; the pressure of living in a hostile climate literally killed him.

But is that sensational Hollywood warning about bodies “literally dying” on Everest true?

The earth literally is sinking in response, according to U.S. Geological Survey research.

Its “Amish merchants literally get up at 3:30 in the morning to open their shops on time.

319035 I couldn’t see my legs my bones were literally lying next to me on the sidewalk.”””

• Somebody call Superman: Joersz and Morgan literally flew “faster than a speeding bullet.”

It grew out of the city and was a part of the landscape – figuratively, but literally, too.

639941 So the film is called Sowing Seeds and it’s about that literally and metaphorically.

She also once literally bowed down at Gary Barlow’s feet, which is a big no-no in our book.

At that point, community response can literally mean the difference between life and death.

You could literally hear the tumors breaking the bones in his ribs on about an hourly basis.

They can literally make a difference to some people and in this instance, clearly they have.

Schottenstein began “literally throwing people out of the way, moving forward,” he recalled.

If you take it literally, you may think it’s what you do when you are at a party and talking.

Now, here’s the deal: Yes, it’s true, we have all this knowledge literally at our fingertips.

After years of it being figuratively the case, we are now literally underneath Parks and Rec.

There are literally millions of opportunities to improve current businesses using technology.

551625 Parcelcopter 2.0 One DHL trend research project has already taken off, quite literally.

While weird history is being made you can, quite literally, hear the creaking of their chairs.

837838 They were literally using this money as their own personal slush fund,”” Oliver joked.”

It is the homeless youth who are robbed, raped and their lives are literally stolen from them.

342307 I mean-I very literally wrote a book quite specifically for YOU, my dearest Dear Ones.”

The Lord sent an army of friends, literally, as many from her Army National Guard unit visited.

In other words, big American companies literally have more cash than they know what to do with.

The outcomes of their lives, even the chemistry of their brains, literally can be shaped by it.

Her friend literally jumped over her and, by her account, actually saved her life, Jindal said.

Who could possibly disturb me while they know that we’re literally seconds before going on air?

He said: “When the tide is high, the water literally laps around the ankles in people’s houses.

OK, so I obviously don’t think Legere and company are literally evil and planning to gas us all.

Amanda could tell by my attitude in the gym, just my emotions, she literally knew me inside out.

Once those Chechens sniff Russian troops in the neighborhood, the knives will be out, literally.

She was my only daughter and literally the only blood relative I knew at that point in my life.”

We went to literally fifteen different stores to buy the damned cheapest-I mean, the best deal.”

He appeared to get tangled up in a cable and went down so hard he literally fell out of his shoe.

“We need to look at the concept now where data has physical impacts — literally — in our lives.

Of course, the elevated subway doesn’t literally run in the water, but as a kid it felt that way.

If the writing utensils roll toward yes, folks are off and running (sometimes literally running).

Sometimes that means I literally get out of a taxi and get onto a loader for seven or eight hours.

“We gave him his debut at Gillingham back when me and Andy where there and he was literally a boy.

Despite the team’s preparation, the Battle Mountain competition literally got off to a bumpy start.

Thank you to Mrs Saffer, David at Techielab, and Somerhill for literally giving me a helping hand.”

The pitching coach literally had to wave a white towel from the dugout in a desperate cry for help.

As impressive as this rally is, it gets us literally back to where we were at last Tuesday’s close.

They’ve had nothing to eat since yesterday, are thirsty and have literally no idea what to do next.

You are literally going town to town, city to city, and setting up shop again every week to perform.

For the children, “it’s literally like putting a puzzle together,” said Sue Marsh-Woods of the CNIB.

Ankara: The Minister and the EU The center of Turkish power is literally one giant construction site.

It would literally be historic if you can become the first American team to win the Champions League.

Balding looked worried “He literally bleeds for the BBC,” joked another fellow presenter, Gaby Logan.

In the case of the oxygen mask, we would literally pass out if we don’t take care of ourselves first.

I shouldn’t have a reason to be fearful of these officers, but I’m literally scared to come downtown.”

Before literally being cast adrift by a tsunami, in their home town in India, they led charmed lives in a lovely house with loving, educated and successful parents.

This record is literally aglow with vibes.

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