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properly
British English: /ˈprɒp(ə)li/
American English: /ˈprɑpərli/

Translation of properly in French:

adverb

  • 1 (correctly) I like to do things properly
    j'aime faire les choses correctement
    to do one's job properly
    faire correctement son travail
    you acted very properly in reporting the theft
    vous avez très bien agi en déclarant le vol
    properly speaking walk/behave properly! (to child)
    marche/tiens-toi comme il faut!
  • 2 (fully)
    (completed, shut, open)
    read the letter properly
    lis la lettre correctement
    you're not properly dressed
    tu n'es pas assez habillé
    properly prepared for the interview
    bien préparé pour l'entretien
    I didn't have time to thank you properly
    je n'ai pas eu le temps de vous remercier
  • 4 (suitably)
    (dressed)
    he was properly apologetic/grateful
    il a fait les excuses/montré la reconnaissance qu'il fallait

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