Example sentences for: origins

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

  • The origins of the conference are described in McDavid's opening remarks.

  • Bright and enticing, these colorfully patterned fabrics are today both hand- and factory-made in Kelantan and Terengganu, but had their origins in the Malay kingdoms of Java over 1,000 years ago.

  • Although there continues to be controversy regarding the origins of the invasive cells at the junction of cartilage/bone and pannus, considerable evidence has accumulated that the lining cells in RA synovium exhibit a 'transformed' phenotype that is typical of invasive cells [ 26, 48].

  • One can see four of them in Twenty Days , by Dorothy Meserve Kunhardt and Philip B. Kunhardt Jr. (You can see an enlargement of the two images below by clicking .) These images have various origins, and it is unclear whether they were posed, misrepresented, or innocently misidentified.

  • It is well known that the origins of many words still elude the most determined researchers in etymology, but, taken as a whole, I should imagine that the proportion of idiomatic expressions without confirmed etymologies may be higher than that of words whose provenance has not been established.

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