Origin of finally
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Examples from the Web for finally
And finally, this is who most of our political press is—gullible enough to be surprised by either of the first two.Today’s GOP: Still Cool With Racist Pandering?
January 7, 2015
The U.S. military is finally starting to train Iraqi troops to fight ISIS in restive Anbar province.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’
Nancy A. Youssef
January 6, 2015
Finally, Van Cleef and Martin realize Liberty is going too far.
I finally called Lee a couple of times and we talked but he was busy with guests at the house.
The Times of Israel even applauded Netanyahu for finally being honest about his views on the issue of Palestine.In the Middle East, the Two-State Solution Is Dead
January 2, 2015
Finally his limbs straightened, and became perfectly rigid and motionless.Philothea
Lydia Maria Child
Finally he disappeared, and, as it seems, embraced the profession of a sailor.
He began to think busily, and finally resolved to go to the island and search for him.
It flowed out into a large flat, and finally runs into a salt lake.
Finally they had been compelled to fire on them, but had not killed any.
- after a long delay; at last; eventually
- at the end or final point; lastly
- completely; conclusively; irrevocably
- in the end; lastlyfinally, he put his tie on
- as the last or final point: linking what follows with the previous statements, as in a speech or argument
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Word Origin and History for finally
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