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used in Hiroshima

4 uses
  • Newspapers called them, to their chagrin, Genbaku Otome, a phrase that was translated into English, literally, as A-Bomb Maidens.
    Five — The Aftermath (84% in)
  • This especially upset Mrs Nakamura, who remembered that in a moment of confusion on the morning of the explosion she had literally sunk her entire means of livelihood, her Sankoku sewing machine, in the small cement water tank in front of what was left of her house; now no one would be able to go and fish it out.
    Four — Panic Grass and Feverfew (24% in)
  • The class of people to which Nakamura-san belonged came, therefore, to be called by a more neutral name, "hibakusha" — literally, "explosion— affected persons."
    Five — The Aftermath (2% in)
  • They thought he might literally kill himself with kindness to others; he was too rucksichtsvoll, they said-too regardful.
    Five — The Aftermath (32% in)

There are no more uses of "literally" in Hiroshima.

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