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Meaning of "to do nicely" in the English dictionary

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WHAT DOES TO DO NICELY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of to do nicely in the English dictionary

The first definition of to do nicely in the dictionary is if someone is doing nicely, they are making good progress. Other definition of to do nicely is if someone in business is doing nicely, they are being financially successful. To do nicely is also if you say that something will do nicely, you mean that it is good enough for the situation.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TO DO NICELY

to catch unshirted hell
to close the books
to coin a phrase
to come to a grinding halt
to come to a screeching halt
to come to your senses
to come to your senses/bring sb to their senses
to cook the books
to death
to die for
to do sth by the rule book
to do with
to end up on the cutting room floor
to excess
to feel your oats
to get back to basics
to get dooced
to get into high gear
to get off lightly
to get off your high horse

WORDS THAT END LIKE TO DO NICELY

choicely
cicely
doucely
fiercely
nicely
overnicely
princely
scarcely
sprucely
sweet cicely
unprincely

Synonyms and antonyms of to do nicely in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «to do nicely» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TO DO NICELY

Find out the translation of to do nicely to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of to do nicely from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «to do nicely» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

这样做很好
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

hacer bien
570 millions of speakers

English

to do nicely
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अच्छी तरह से ऐसा करने के लिए
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

للقيام بشكل جيد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

сделать красиво
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

fazer bem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুন্দরভাবে করতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

faire bien
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Untuk berbuat baik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

um schön zu tun
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

きれいに行うには
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잘 해야 할 일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kanggo nindakake kanthi apik
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

làm độc đáo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நன்றாக செய்ய
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

छान करणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Güzel yapmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

per fare bene
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zrobić ładnie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

зробити красиво
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pentru a face frumos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

να κάνει ωραία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

om mooi te doen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

att göra fint
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

å gjøre pent
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of to do nicely

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TO DO NICELY»

The term «to do nicely» is very widely used and occupies the 14.177 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TO DO NICELY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about to do nicely

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TO DO NICELY»

Discover the use of to do nicely in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to to do nicely and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Maggie and Bessie, and their way to do good
Bessie's small patient fingers were learning to do nicely, too, and Mrs Bradford said she should soon have two neat young seamstresses. There were now more than four dollars in the box. They had each had one new pair of gloves bought for  ...
Joanna Hooe Mathews, 1868
2
An Old-fashioned Girl: Easyread Super Large 24pt Edition
dependent and unhappy, and a little well-paid sewing would be all she needs to do nicely. I can get it for her by running round to my friends, but I really haven't the time, till I get the Mullers off. They are paupers here, but out West they can take ...
Louisa May Alcott, 2008
3
Hero to Count On
She was going to do nicely. She'd bought his story, lock, stock and barrel, and didn't suspect for a second that everything he'd told her had been nothing but a lie. There was no ranch—far from it, in fact, he thought bitterly. He lived in a dump of ...
Linda Turner, 2008
4
Leave the Grave Green
“This ought to do nicely for Lucia—” “Mr. Godwin. Tommy.” Gemma's use of his first name caught his attention, and for an instant she saw again the stillness beneath his surface prattle. “What did you do when the performance finished?
Deborah Crombie, 2010
5
The Pot Plan: Louie B. Stumblin and the War on Drugs
my dad asked before he left. He kept it between the two of us as much as he could to save my mother's feelings. He understood a man wanted to smoke once in a while. I said yes, five packs ought to do nicely, and it did. We weren't allowed to ...
Thomas Brent Andrews
6
Fie! Fie! Fi-Fi!: A Facsimile of the 1914 Acting Script and ...
Del Monti : That ought to do nicely. Well, then, are we all ready Guiseppe : Yes, your honor. Del Monti: Guiseppe, I feel as though something were going to happen. Guiseppe: Nothing can happen, your honor. We reach the hills at six, leave at ...
D. D. Griffin, A. L. Booth, P. B. Dickey, 1996
7
Swedish Legends and Folktales
But while he was talking the mound closed up, and he couldn't find any way in. But he had taken out enough to do nicely for the rest of his life. [Kind, Vastergotland. Recounted in 1933 by Lovisa Gustavsson, Gall- stad, born there in 1849.
John Lindow, 1978
8
The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah
Of these the principal are the time when the servants of the court-officer met him, on his return journey, with the joyful tidings that his son lived; and, connected with it, the time when 'he began to do nicely;' 20482049 and, lastly, that when the ...
Alfred Edersheim, 1953
9
Madame Bovary: Provincial Manners
It was not an easy decision for Charles to leave Tostes, after four years there and just 'when he was beginning to do nicely'. Still, if that was what it took! He drove her to Rouen, to see his former professor. It was a nervous complaint: she should  ...
Gustave Flaubert, Mark Overstall, 2004
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Until Justice and Peace Embrace: The Kuyper Lectures for ...
Is it that they use Bible and church to energize and direct them, whereas the secular reformists seem to do nicely without these? In short, is it just that they accompany their actions with a different inwardness'? Is that, ironically, where our line of ...
Nicholas Wolterstorff, 1983

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« EDUCALINGO. To do nicely [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/to-do-nicely>. Jun 2021 ».
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