your actual —(colloquial or humorous) said of the original or genuine person or thing:
- This ring wasn’t cheap, you know. It’s your actual gold.
1. (humorous) me, myself, or I:
- He never graduated, but his business ability rivaled anyone’s, yours truly included.
2. (formal) written at the end of a letter, followed by the sender’s name:
- An oddity connected with the Ripper was that he had christened himself in his letter to a news agency signed “Yours Truly, Jack the Ripper.”
Note: The expression does not fully correlate in meaning with the phrase truly yours—(also: very truly yours) = yours truly 2:
- The letter was addressed to “Mr. Warri,” and was signed “Truly yours, Frank F. Wood.”