Example sentences for: origins

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

  • Outstanding is the superbly designed new Grande Galerie de l’Evolution (entrance at 36 rue Geoffroy-St-Hilaire) devoted to the origins of all life on earth, not just centered on homo sapiens.

  • Book -- Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil , by Ron Rosenbaum;

  • In his “Feather Report” of 27 October 1990, in The Times , Simon Barnes lists the following nicknames for the nightjar: fernowl, fen owl, jar-owl, churn-owl, goat-owl, goatsucker, nighthawk, dorhawk, moth hawk, wheelbird, puck bird, litch fowl , and gabble ratch , the last having its origins in the Norse meaning `corpse hound,' (similar to litch fowl , which means `corpse fowl').

  • Unfortunately, D'Adamo's understanding of human origins is, according to Dr. Eric Meikle of the Institute of Human Origins at Arizona State University, "completely worthless."

  • On the east coast in Terengganu and Kelantan, the weaving and metalwork still practiced today trace their origins to this early colonization.

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