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FR (For Real)

FR, short for "For real", is a slang term that is commonly used to express agreement, confirmation, or sincerity.

How is “FR” used on social media?

FR is often used in casual conversation and on social media as a way of emphasizing the truth or importance of a statement.

For example, if someone says "I can't believe it's snowing in April," another person might respond, "FR, I know right?" This use of "FR" expresses agreement and emphasizes the unusualness of the situation.

The term can also be used to express sincerity or seriousness. For example, if someone says "I'm really sorry about what I said earlier," another person might respond, "FR, I appreciate that." In this context, "FR” emphasizes the genuine appreciation being expressed.

Where does the term FR come from?

The term “for real” originates from African American Vernacular and gained widespread popularity as an internet slang term in 2022. 

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