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You're not properly dressed for this weather.
He was never properly trained, so you can't really blame him if he can't do the job.
If she doesn't behave properly, send her home.
The air conditioning in the hotel wasn't working properly.
Is that champagne properly chilled?
It's not a novel, properly speaking, but a fictionalized biography.
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a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of properly from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.