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do nicely

1. To progress or advance well or satisfactorily. 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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'You are doing nicely, Rachel,' he commended his pupil, on whose behalf the Dahl daughter had petitioned him at the weekend.
We know the ability we have in the squad and we've been doing nicely.
"But our boy is doing nicely, he looks as good as he ever does and he's walking around with a bounce in his step.
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.
"Although I'm slightly apprehensive, because our little show has been doing nicely in daytime and then you put it up on Saturday night and you just want people to like it," he says.
More than two decades after the start of the widespread use of the Internet--thank god we don't call it the worldwide web anymore--the trade shows, market weeks and showroom complexes that are at the heart of many industries, particularly the home furnishings business, remain very much in place and doing nicely, thank you.
He suffered injuries to both legs but was said to be "doing nicely" in hospital.
McLaren are doing nicely with this approach and had a couple of new specials on show at Geneva, including this 675LT "Long Tail" model.
Designed by famed professional golfer Byron Nelson, it is doing nicely, said Leigh Brannan, president of Deerfield Golf Club LLC.
DOING NICELY: Former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney and his wife, Nancy Shevell, just after they got married
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.
It seems as though he has been doing nicely for us at home, but we thought the same about Sway, who came from France at the same time, and she ran moderately on Tuesday.
"Oil prices are doing nicely and the global situation is looking good, which is helping to build confidence locally," the Riyadh-based analyst added.Aa
"The boys are doing nicely in there," she reported.