neatly

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neatly

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adv
  1. neatly folded [shirts, clothes, bedsheets]
  2. the [shirts] were neatly folded
  3. neatly folded in the [suitcase, closet]
  4. neatly organized [folders, clothes, dishes]
  5. keeps his [desk, room] neatly organized
  6. [tidy, put, file] everything away (nice and) neatly
  7. wrote the [instructions, orders, details] neatly
  8. writes (very) neatly
  9. her hair was neatly [parted, tied back]
  10. [stacked, arranged, placed] the plates neatly [in, on]
  11. the plates were neatly [stacked]
  12. UK: neatly [dodged, sidestepped] the ball
  13. UK: neatly does it!
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