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    Default I set off on my bike unsteadily/steadily.

    1) I set off on my bike unsteadily/ steadily. (Is there such a word as steadily/ unsteadily? I can't seem to find them on dictionary).

    2) The lady can carry the basket on her head steadily.

    3) He guided/ directed me to his home over the phone when I was lost.

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    Default re: I set off on my bike unsteadily/steadily.

    Yes steadily/unsteadily are words. What is your questions for the others?

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    Default Re: I set off on my bike unsteadily/steadily.

    - although 2 is unlikely. More likekly would be something like 'The lady can carry the basket on her head confidently' or 'The lady can carry the basket on her head without wobbling'.

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    Default Re: I set off on my bike unsteadily/steadily.

    Quote Originally Posted by MartinEnglish View Post
    Yes steadily/unsteadily are words. What is your questions for the others?
    Thanks Martin, now I know these two words exists.:)

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    Default Re: I set off on my bike unsteadily/steadily.

    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    - although 2 is unlikely. More likekly would be something like 'The lady can carry the basket on her head confidently' or 'The lady can carry the basket on her head without wobbling'.

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    Thanks Bobk, thanks for reconstructing the sentence for me. I really appreciate it.

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    Default Re: I set off on my bike unsteadily/steadily.

    OneLook checks hundreds of online dictionaries with a single search.

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    Default Re: I set off on my bike unsteadily/steadily.

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    OneLook checks hundreds of online dictionaries with a single search.

    Thanks for introducing the online dictionaries page to me. I have checked it out, it is really good.

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    Default Re: I set off on my bike unsteadily/steadily.

    It's a very useful site.

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