Example sentences for: origin--but

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

  • Isaac Asimov, in his futuristic Foundation Trilogy novels, imagined a thickly settled universe where the familiar "24-hour day" is an accepted convention, presumably based on the rotation of humanity's planet of origin--but where no one remembers any longer what the original planet was.

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