Example sentences for: originally

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

  • Now the office for the Governor of the USVIs, this 1867 structure was originally used for meetings of the Danish Colonial Council; it was totally renovated in 1974.

  • Titian’s Pietà, a vibrant last work completed by pupil Palma il Giovane, was originally intended for his tomb in the Frari church (see page 131); Veronese’s Feast in the House of Levi was meant to be the Last Supper, until the Holy Inquisition complained about its “buffoons, drunkards, dwarfs, Germans, and similar vulgarities”; Tintoretto gives full play to his dark sense of drama in the Miracle of St. Mark.

  • The church originally erected here in 1716 was totally destroyed by a mysterious explosion on Easter Sunday, 31 March 1970.

  • Mickey Herskowitz, a sports columnist for the Houston Chronicle originally hired for the job, was fired in July following a dispute about what the book should contain.

  • He has been active in lexicography for a number of years, originally on The American Heritage Dictionary , more recently on The Random House (Unabridged) Dictionary, Second Edition .


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