Betekenis van:
in reality

in reality
  • eigenlijk, au fond, aufond, de facto, feitelijk
  • used to imply that one would expect the fact to be the opposite of that stated; surprisingly
"they thought they made the rules but in reality they were only puppets"
"people who seem stand-offish are in reality often simply nervous"



  1. We are trapped in an alternative reality.
  2. I see you as in reality.
  3. Your argument is not based in reality.
  4. He was in reality a criminal.
  5. Fiction novels sell better than reality. In fact, reality doesn't sell at all.
  6. In reality, all they are interested in is power.
  7. He is prime minister in name, but not in reality.
  8. He is wealthy in appearance but not in reality.
  9. You should live staring reality right in the eye.
  10. In reality, I used to work like a dog.
  11. He looks young, but in reality he is past thirty.
  12. She looks young, but in reality she's over 40.
  13. John is brave in appearance, but is in reality a coward.
  14. Most people like to see in pictures what they would like to see in reality.
  15. Everyone was very surprised to discover that the slave girl was in reality a princess.