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properly

US [ˈprɑpərli]
UK [ˈprɒpə(r)li]
  • adv.正确地;适当地;恰当地;得体地
  • Web彻底地;正常地;正当地
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adv.
1.
正确地;适当地in a way that is correct and/or appropriate
How much money do we need to do the job properly?
我们需要多少钱才能做好这件事?
The television isn't working properly.
这台电视机不能正常工作。
Make sure the letter is properly addressed.
一定要正确书写信上的地址。
2.
得体地;恰当地;符合习俗地in a way that is socially or morally acceptable
You acted perfectly properly in approaching me first.
你先来找我是完全对的。
When will these kids learn to behave properly?
这些孩子何时才能学会规矩些?
3.
真正地;实际上really; in fact
He had usurped powers that properly belonged to parliament.
他僭越了实际上属于议会的权力。
The subject is not, properly speaking(= really) , a science.
严格地说,这门学科不是科学。

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