in the original


: in the language used by the original writer
We read Homer in the original, not in translation.

Examples of in the original in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The expansion will now allow the foundation to display its permanent collection (downstairs in the expansion) alongside temporary exhibitions (upstairs in the original building), like its current one for Henri Matisse and Pierre Bonnard. Sarah Belmont,, 11 July 2024 Madewell is celebrating the style’s milestone this summer with a whole Perfect Summer Denim capsule in the original Fitzgerald wash. Angela Velasquez, Sourcing Journal, 9 July 2024 The late star began her acting career in the 1950s, starring in the original iterations of hits including Candid Camera and The Steve Allen Show. Julia Moore, Peoplemag, 9 July 2024 The Biltmore Hotel During prep, the team had discussed the idea and wanted to return to the Beverly Hills hotel Axel stayed at in the original. Jazz Tangcay, Variety, 7 July 2024 See all Example Sentences for in the original 

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“In the original.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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