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Management have been making noises about another big deal recently and two duly arrived yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then hot buttered popcorn duly arrived. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The next shock duly arrived yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2017)An Everton backlash duly arrived after the interval. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Well, the ex-PM has duly obliged. The Sun (2017)She then walked around the side of the house and duly appeared again through the front door. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)Yesterday a retired civil servant duly obliged. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The men in white coats duly followed. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Husband and wife duly appeared in court together and again he was let off with a warning. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)North duly obliged and was declarer in four hearts. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Australia duly followed conventional wisdom yesterday morning. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He duly delivered a faultless performance. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Genuine fresh apple juice duly appeared. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Three days into his new term of office, a digger duly arrived and flattened it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)After the requisite number of shipwrecks and duels in suitably exotic locations, he duly wins her. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)That duly arrived in the 68th minute. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He duly delivered, but perhaps not quite as they imagined. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It duly arrived - as expected. The Sun (2006)The worrying signs duly appeared. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I asked for a promise of this in writing, which duly arrived. FRIENDS FOR LIFE (2003)Officers duly obliged when they arrived, only to find most of the money had been snapped up by eager passers-by. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He duly wins and I think it's easy! Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'duly'
British English: duly ADVERB
If you say that something duly happened, you mean that it was expected to happen, and it did happen.
He duly went on to win his fourth Open Golf Championship.
Definition of duly from the Collins English Dictionary
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