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do nicely

1. To be progressing or advancing well. Our fundraiser is doing very nicely—we're already halfway to our goal.
2. To be adequate or sufficient. No, don't edit it again—this version will do nicely.
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do ˈnicely


1 (usually used in progressive tenses) be making good progress: Her business is doing very nicely.
2 be satisfactory: Tomorrow at ten will do nicely (= will be a good time).
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Ozzy's company, Monowise, has a turnover of nearly PS5 million and is doing nicely, boosted by past tours and his 100 million album sales, not to mention royalties.
On the river scene the seatrout anglers have been doing nicely on several of our local rivers.
McLaren are doing nicely with this approach and had a couple of new specials on show at Geneva, including this 675LT "Long Tail" model.
TSG are doing nicely for us - we've just gone ahead with a PS250,000 IT upgrade in terms of main systems and PS200,000 has been authorised for updating the phone system - we need quite complex systems to make sure we can track calls and provide updates to brokers, and TSG deliver that.
Lucky, as we have called the mutt, was taken to a vet, given the all-clear after a day under observation, and is now doing nicely in a family home.
Widnes are doing nicely in third place six points off the top but they will not be able to take anything for granted away to Carlisle.
In the morning, the batteries needed recharging, but they evidently keep the deer at bay because my late lettuce planting is doing nicely.
In fact, Wetherby has been doing nicely enough for the last three or four years, ever since offers from Arena Leisure and Northern Racing were turned down, and Leicester, with money burning a hole in its corporate pocket from the sale of land to a supermarket, dropped pounds 1.
Batting is not straightforward this time of year but he is doing nicely and jousting away.
Oil prices are doing nicely and the global situation is looking good, which is helping to build confidence locally," the Riyadh-based analyst added.
While some firms have been bitten badly by the credit crunch, the reality is that others are doing nicely.
She was running the Hands on Network in Atlanta and doing nicely.
Newman says he's doing nicely," his spokesman, Jeff Sanderson, said in answer to queries about the cancer reports, declining to give further details.
Other Aspen luxury accommodations are doing nicely, too, and observers of the local real estate scene are crediting rich Russians for the boom times.