duly vs dully : Common Errors in English

About duly vs dully

To do something “dully” is to do it in a dull manner. Too often people use this word when they mean “duly,” which means “properly.” Something duly done is done properly; something done dully is just a bore.

duly Meaning(s)

  • (r) at the proper time

dully Meaning(s)

  • (r) without liveliness
  • (r) without luster or shine

duly in News

  1. KBR Awarded Contract for EPCm Services at the Sasol Synfuels Complex in Secunda, South Africa

    KBR today announced that it has been awarded a contract by Sasol, duly represented by Sasol Technology Ltd, for the provision of engineering, procurement and cons
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Results of the FNI Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

    First Nickel Inc. is pleased to announce that all matters presented for approval at FNI's annual meeting of shareholders held on June 12, 2013, have been duly authorized and approved, as follows:
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Jason Plato on fire at Oulton Park!

    MG KX Momentum racer Jason Plato scored a flawless double BTCC victory at Oulton Park today (9 June) before a dramatic fire put him out of the final contest, handing his Honda Yuasa Racing rival Matt Neal the championship lead. Two-time champion Plato is no stranger to winning at the Cheshire venue, having taken seven victories at the circuit prior to this weekend, and he duly added ... Keep ...
    on June 10, 2013 Source: Motorsport.com

dully in News

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