carefully carefully  /ˈkɛr fə li/


  1. (adv) taking care or paying attention
  2. (adv) as if with kid gloves; with caution or prudence or tact


  1. But not every decision can be made so carefully.
  2. At Alpine, every goal, every lesson, every response is carefully documented in binders that track each child's progress.
  3. The brown-skinned man with the golden horn pursed his scarred lips, blew a short stream of incredibly high, shining notes and then carefully laid the trumpet down.


  1. NHL commissioner suggests Coyotes future in doubt, prompts Seattle talk

    NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman carefully chose his words Tuesday discussing the future of the Coyotes franchise.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

  2. A cry for help from a forced Chinese labor camp was real after all

    Last October, a woman in Oregon opened a box of Kmart Halloween decorations and found a carefully handwritten letter from a Chinese worker in a forced labor camp asking for help. The letter garnered international ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Quartz via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Despite Limited Election Choices, Iranians Eager To Be Heard

    Iran's clerical rulers have sought to carefully manage this Friday's presidential election. Only a handful of officially approved candidates were allowed on the ballot. This narrow range of candidates has left many Iranians discouraged, and they're not afraid to say so.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NPR


  1. "In collaboration with our colleagues at the Treasury, we continue to carefully monitor developments in foreign exchange markets," Bernanke said, citing worry about inflation and also signaling limits to official tolerance of the dollar's fall.
    on Jun 3, 2008 By: Ben Bernanke Source: Reuters

  2. Asked to clarify his plans, he said "I'll have to think carefully about it ...... and talk with my family and the players. There are many issues here."
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Diego Maradona Source: Southtown Star

  3. "We are now carefully reviewing our policies in both wars, and I will soon announce a way forward in Iraq that leaves Iraq to its people and responsibly ends this war," Obama said in his address to Congress on Tuesday.
    on Feb 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: International Herald Tribune

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