Proper Properness

Properly

Meanings and phrases

properly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in the right manner; decently; decent; in good order; right; the right way
  2. with reason or justice; by rights

properly speaking

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in actual fact; strictly speaking; to be precise

not properly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The city is yet not properly ready to settle in.
  • Since 1922 it's not properly a rank but a "military dignity".
  • If the limb is not properly protected, it may get frostbitten.

more properly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • PQCC might more properly be referred to as a compiler generator.
  • The people known as the Gweno (or more properly "Asu") are a Chaga ethnic and linguistic group.
  • In insects, the blood (more properly called hemolymph) is not involved in the transport of oxygen.

function properly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most computer devices require programs to function properly.
  • either – WordStar does not function properly on these operating systems.
  • The brain requires the use of many neurosteroids to develop and function properly.

work properly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The FCB interface does not work properly on Windows NT, 2000, etc.
  • Ganesh Duttji then advises Raju to keep having faith in Krishna and do work properly.
  • The Fido software required changes to the serial drivers to work properly on the Rainbow.

not been properly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The FA decreed she had not been properly registered and Arsenal were deducted three points.
  • By 2004, more than eight years after they had been moved, the displaced farmers had not been properly compensated.
  • Both groups may include among them Catholics who, as in too many other areas of doctrine, have not been properly catechized."

failed to properly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was the commission's impression that the captain failed to properly monitor the approach, and crew resource management broke down.
  • During the task, Billy is comfortable with the material, but his team receives no score because he failed to properly log his calls for review.
  • Residents planned to sue the city and federal governments over the green space demolition, challenging that NYCHA failed to properly assess the school's impact on the development.

properly called

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The day before Easter is properly called Holy Saturday.
  • (The effect of rapidly changing pitch is properly called "vibrato".
  • This change the holy Catholic Church has fittingly and properly called transubstantiation."

how to properly

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He instructs Kingdon on how to properly seduce a woman.
  • There is also an entire bible written on how to properly bootstrap by Seth Godin.
  • An important problem of deontic logic is that of how to properly represent conditional obligations, e.g.

properly trained

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A Bidan and a GP, who are not always properly trained for BEOC/PONED, staff these centres.
  • Forming an alliance, the Black Cat properly trained the lost Tejano in martial arts and stealth.
  • A properly trained and equipped diver will be able to correct this either by BC inflation or weight shedding.
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