Example sentences for: orig

How can you use “orig” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The OED insists telethon is “orig.

  • Spill the beans is in wide use in Britain and should not be labeled American: the OED shows it as orig. U.S.

  • On the other hand, he may be surprised to learn that it does contain hospitalize, a verb with no stigmatizing labels like orig. U.S. slang or U.S. colloq.

  • A quite remarkable and innovative dictionary is now about to appear in revised, updated, and enlarged re-edition: this is I.I. Ubin's Dictionary of Russian and English lexical intensifiers (Russki Yazyk, orig. pub. 1987).

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