“For real?”

English Lesson: For real?

Your friend told you that she was chosen to go on a TV talk show. You're really surprised, and you want to make sure that it's really true.

For real?

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For real?

Ask this when you hear something surprising, and you want to make sure that it's really true.

You can also ask:

Really?

But "For real?" is more casual and used by younger people.