Sally performed competently at her first piano recital. From LearnThat.org.
They worked competently. From Wordnet, Princeton University.
Adjective : He is perfectly competent to manage the bank branch. From Dictionary.com.
The only branch of government currently led competently is the judiciary. From Wordnik.com. [Punditry done wrong] Reference
Second, Obama does more than speak 'competently' - he speaks to actual competence. From Wordnik.com. [The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed] Reference
"competently" staffed as before - with eminent bankers, central bankers and bank supervisors. From Wordnik.com. [Eurozine articles] Reference
An unlikely story, pleasantly and competently told. From Wordnik.com. [Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 158, March 3rd, 1920] Reference
They worked slowly but competently, testing each circuit. From Wordnik.com. [Storm Over Warlock] Reference
SULLENBERG: I think I acted competently and professionally. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Oct 14, 2009] Reference
The nation would deal seriously and competently with the problem. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript May 28, 2008] Reference
She packed his bag for him competently, and telephoned for his car. From Wordnik.com. [The Tin Soldier] Reference
They want their government to handle it appropriately and competently. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Apr 27, 2009] Reference
She runs a cafe on Ninth Street and manages her own business competently. From Wordnik.com. [Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4] Reference
O'BRIEN: The judge said he felt Muhammad represented himself competently. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Oct 23, 2003] Reference
We are currently very competently represented by Bill Frist and Fred Thompson. From Wordnik.com. [Sizing Up The Candidate] Reference
It is that when the United States decides it must act, it should act competently. From Wordnik.com. [The Road From Mogadishu] Reference
I mean, this has been a uncharacteristically competently run Democratic campaign. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Oct 30, 2006] Reference
I mean, I thought both of them performed very competently, but it was so scripted. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript - Larry King Live: Ted Koppel Discusses 'Off Camera: Private Thoughts Made Public' - October 4, 2000] Reference
What about having fun, learning to socialize competently and make independent decisions?. From Wordnik.com. [Philip N. Cohen: Police Your Teens, Or Else?] Reference
And this week, he did not deal with it honestly or competently, one -- one or the other. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Mar 22, 2009] Reference
This may be a step forward: China can make dull Oscar bait just as competently as the US. From Wordnik.com. [Michael Giltz: Toronto Film Fest Day 6: Hello, Lapland!] Reference
WEXLER: Well, I am, certainly, hopeful that this can be looked at competently and fairly. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Nov 8, 2000] Reference
It was a competently executed war with a smart plan and a sensible exit strategy and we won. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Jan 24, 2007] Reference
BLIX: Well, we are here to do a job, and we will do that professionally and I hope competently. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Nov 18, 2002] Reference
And presumably either they did it and they didn't do it competently, or they didn't do it at all. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Jan 3, 2010] Reference
The autopsy will be performed quite competently and thoroughly by the medical examiner ` s office. From Wordnik.com. [CNN Transcript Feb 8, 2007] Reference
Hamish was beginning to feel very silly indeed as she drove him competently back out to the house. From Wordnik.com. [Death of a Charming Man]
By V-J day, the Navy's black officers, both line and staff, were serving competently in many occupations. From Wordnik.com. [Integration of the Armed Forces, 1940-1965] Reference
Steering, accelerating, and braking require skill and a high degree of coordination to handle competently. From Wordnik.com. [From the archives: Motorcycle safety tips] Reference
I do think the war was being run fairly competently from the Pentagon and from the commanders on the ground. From Wordnik.com. ['People Don't Listen to History'] Reference
And double bassman Edgar Meyer can hang competently with both bluegrass players and philharmonic orchestras. From Wordnik.com. [Fleck, Meyer, Hussain: Border Crossing] Reference
He took charge in a firm manner; in fact no bronco was ever more competently restrained than his youngsters. From Wordnik.com. [Frank H. Nelson of Cincinnati] Reference
One score is quite sufficient, if it be competently kept, and each entry, as well as the additions, verified. From Wordnik.com. [Auction of To-day] Reference
Though few would make any artistic claims for the films, they were competently shot, rapidly, on a shoestring. From Wordnik.com. [Alan Hume obituary] Reference
"Ohio is incapable of consistently and reliably finding a way to perform lethal injections competently," Gamso said. From Wordnik.com. [Dying in Vein] Reference
"I said when I turned pro I wanted to be the No. 1 golfer," says Garcia, who speaks English competently, if not colorfully. From Wordnik.com. [A Spanish Blast] Reference
They were as competently imprisoned as if they had been dropped into a huge fishbowl, and they were not taking to it kindly. From Wordnik.com. [Storm Over Warlock] Reference
The electoral battle wasn't so much over what direction the country should take as over who can more competently lead it there. From Wordnik.com. [Politics On Fast Forward] Reference
Has she the time and the means to build up her reserve energy and strength to competently undertake the duties of maternity or motherhood?. From Wordnik.com. [The Eugenic Marriage, Vol. 3 (of 4) A Personal Guide to the New Science of Better Living and Better Babies] Reference
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