Usage examples for properly

  1. But there had been no private walkings, and no talkings that could properly be called private. – The Claverings by Anthony Trollope
  2. " The people here are awfully good to each other- but they don't know anything- poor souls- and I can't get the sick folk properly looked after. – The Case of Richard Meynell by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  3. I cannot discuss this matter properly before you. – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  4. However, allow me to question you properly. – The Live Corpse by Leo Tolstoy
  5. She was just cool and quiet, and took herself off properly. – The Other Girls by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  6. You know what you want, all you need is to make the machinery perform properly. – The Dueling Machine by Benjamin William Bova Myron R. Lewis
  7. If you play your cards properly, the afterwards will come out all right." – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  8. His business is to see that it is properly worked." – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  9. Leave but one shoot to grow on them during the first summer, which, if properly treated, will get very strong. – The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines by George Husmann
  10. Good, passing well: very properly pursued. – Cynthia's Revels by Ben Jonson
  11. They will go anywhere and do anything if properly led. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  12. I am getting too old, indeed, to do my work properly, as I used to do it. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. Now ask your question properly. – Major Barbara by George Bernard Shaw
  14. They are more properly bushes than trees, being only about ten or twelve feet in height. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  15. And now he had done it properly. – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  16. I don't believe she knows her business properly. – Miss Merivale's Mistake by Mrs. Henry Clarke
  17. Only those who see his covenant, see properly his crown. – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  18. I suppose it did not dry properly. – Gossamer 1915 by George A. Birmingham
  19. This you will not be able to do yourself in London, because it is too dark there to see, and because your fingers are not small enough to clean them properly. – The Story of Anna Kingsford and Edward Maitland and of the new Gospel of Interpretation by Edward Maitland
  20. You shall see me soon; and do not be at all anxious, for this time I really will do, what I never did before in my life, business in good time, and properly. – Letters of John Keats to His Family and Friends by John Keats