ably

[ UK /ˈe‍ɪbli/ ]
[ US /ˈeɪbɫi/ ]
ADVERB
  1. with competence; in a competent capable manner
    they worked competently
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How To Use ably In A Sentence

  • The extended period of damage was probably brought on by the cool/wet growing conditions.
  • I badly wanted the job, but knew that my age would probably tell against me.
  • He asked me bluntly, ‘Why would you want to leave private life and take on such a difficult, dangerous and probably thankless job?’
  • On the other hand, a blazer and slacks would probably be acceptable. Times, Sunday Times
  • As a book about a nonoperational aircraft, Valkyrie will probably attract only a limited audience within the Air Force community.
  • If there was any hope of holding on to even a shred of her dwindling self-respect, she should do exactly what she knew Margo would do—close the laptop, take her de-scrunchied, perfumed, and nearly thonged self down to the nearest club, pick up the first passably good-looking stranger who asked her to dance, and bring him back to the apartment for some safe but anonymous sex. Goodnight Tweetheart
  • Kids at one Connecticut school don't like a new rule, but you probably won't hear them expressing themselves by using profanity: the rule to keep kids from cussing.
  • Moreover, it is expressly added that if the day before the Passover falls on a Sabbath, one may in this manner purchase a Paschal lamb, and, presumably, all else that is needful for the feast.
  • It's that last part Buckley is singing about, but he probably should have considered penning a few lines to himself regarding the "musician gone too soon" part.
  • There is so much to enjoy here that it is a pity that a good deal of the information imparted is demonstrably wrong. The Times Literary Supplement
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