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
Company owners Shannon Michelle Radke and Florian Radke are originally from San Francisco.
He was originally given a sentence of 20 years to life in prison, but his conviction was overturned by a lower court in 2013 and then reinstated in 2016 by the same court that overturned his conviction this week.
Kim, originally from China, is an agricultural consultant who came to America in the 1990s and later earned US citizenship.
Her bond was originally set at $450,000 but had been lowered at least twice.
Seven gas stations originally set to lose their ability to sell hard liquor because of an overhaul to Waukegan’s liquor license rules no longer will.
Members of the dwindling group — about 1,000 originally set out on the journey — have traveled from Central America, through Mexico, fleeing persecution and violence in their home countries.
The $10 million came out of money originally set aside to improve Pecos Road and about $1.8 million from Maricopa County, Thompson said.
The first generation of companies to harness yeasts, bacteria and fungi to make clothing may have originally set out to mimic silk and leather.
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ORIGINALLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of originally for English Language Learners
: in the beginning : when something first happened or began
: in a new, fresh, or original way
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