Example sentences for: originated

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

  • According to anthropologists, the practice originated as a superstitious form of self-protection and disguise.

  • The problem—and it is a serious one— is that there are, indeed, many words and phrases that originated at sea and were brought ashore for ready embodiment in everyday speech, but to find the same terms in both does not justify the assertion that the sea term came first.

  • He presented his findings at the 16 th International Botanical Congress in St. Louis this month and also offered evidence that the shroud originated in or near Jerusalem, the International Herald Tribune reports.

  • It is perhaps not surprising that these genes were not found to be significantly regulated when tested in multiple 4-h antigen-challenged monkeys, as the expression signal driving the grouping of genes in cluster E originated from IL-4, as opposed to antigen challenge.

  • The ranchera originated in Mexico but is very popular in the United States among Mexicans and Chicanos.


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