1. 1〔上手に〕
    • うまく気持ちが言えない
    • I can't express my feelings well.
    • もっとうまく弾けないのかい
    • Can't you play any better?
    • この仕掛けはうまくできている
    • This is an ingenious device.
    • 君はうまくはめられたんだ
    • You were nicely [neatly] taken in.
    • うまくやったな
    • You pulled that off very neatly.
    • 泥棒はうまく逃げおおせた
    • The thief 「made good his escape [succeeded in escaping].
  1. 2〔好都合に〕
    • 彼が現れるまでは万事うまく行っていた
    • Everything was going well [smoothly] until he appeared on the scene.
    • 交渉はうまくまとまった
    • The negotiations ended successfully.
    • 彼は奥さんとうまく行っていない
    • He does not get along with his wife.
    • 彼はうまく一穴当てた
    • He hit the jackpot.
    • うまく行けば明日には仕事が終わる
    • 「With luck [If things go well], we will finish the work tomorrow.
    • 世の中はとかくうまく行かないものだ
    • Things have a tendency to go wrong.
  1. 3〔おいしく〕
    • しょうがを少し入れるともっとうまくなる
    • A little ginger would make it (taste) even better.