Examples of originally in a Sentence
That van originally belonged to us.
The building was originally a school.
They originally planned to fix their old car, but they decided to buy a new one instead.
Originally, the word had a very different meaning from its current meaning.
a New Yorker who is originally from Mexico
She has shown an ability to think originally about ways to improve the company.
Recent Examples of originally from the Web
On the ensuing possession, Darius Curry was originally called for his fifth foul on a charge, but it was reversed due to the defender being in the restricted area and he was awarded two free throws.
Hundreds of advisers have tapped the protocol for a purpose that wasn’t originally intended: to go out on their own.
It was originally described to European audiences by Christopher Columbus following his landings in Jamaica where its production is still centered.
Veyo’s contract was originally supposed to run three years, with an option to extend up to a total of eight years.
It was built originally to house sheep, and functions today as a heated workshop space.
Editor’s Note: This article and its accompanying sidebars originally appeared in the October 30, 2017, issue of National Review magazine.
The country had originally set out to raise $650 million, but raised the issue’s size after seeing strong investor demand.
New Orleans police originally reported five shootings, three of which were fatal, over the weekend.
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