Examples of generally in a Sentence
He talked generally about his plans.
I had a generally good day.
It generally takes about a month for the shipment to arrive.
When stocks are up, bonds are generally down.
This town is generally regarded as a good place to raise kids.
Recent Examples of generally from the Web
Gwinnett County’s Board of Commissioners is expected to vote Tuesday to adopt a rollback millage rate — meaning that, generally speaking, local home and business owners may pay lower property taxes this year.
Thanks in part to this laissez faire approach, and thanks in part to pressure to keep user counts high, Twitter also did little to stop the spread of bots, which have been used to scam users, influence elections, and generally drive everyone nuts.
The moves did not go entirely unnoticed, but Pfizer generally escaped much flak because other pharma companies did the same thing.
Having superstars is, generally, a good thing for sports.
Protecting the home against moisture from the ocean (and, more generally, nature’s might) was top of mind: The house has a metal roof and projectile-proof hurricane windows.
The tardiness also will pressure Airbus’s effort to ramp up production generally, reducing room for maneuvering in its schedule.
Spanish-speaking ballplayers generally speak some English, but can be understandably self-conscious about it.
In fact, the bar graph of these statistics mirrors the graph on apprehensions (see above) — generally, when apprehensions were higher, so, too, were removals and returns.
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as a rule, needless to say, of course, on the whole;
GENERALLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of generally for English Language Learners
: in a general way : in a way that is not detailed or specific
: in most cases
: by or to most people
GENERALLY Defined for Kids
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