Examples from the Web for firsthand
Documents and firsthand accounts of Clausewitz at war by others are few and far between.
I saw personally, firsthand, what drug use and drug abuse is doing to an underprivileged population.Can Congress Get Stoned Now That D.C. Has Legalized Marijuana?|Abby Haglage|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Firsthand accounts from Sinjar paint a picture of withdrawal without a fight and without warning the local population.How the U.S.-favored Kurds Abandoned the Yazidis when ISIS Attacked|Christine van den Toorn|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
More than a few joined after witnessing 9/11, and some had even experienced it firsthand in Manhattan or DC.Bergdahl’s Bitter Homecoming: The Psychological Cost of War|Jean Kim|July 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From firsthand experience, I know exactly what Justice Thomas is describing.Justice Thomas Is Right About America’s Obsession With Race|Ron Christie|February 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now, from her new employer, she was to learn at firsthand how people in the world of fashion comported themselves.Superwomen|Albert Payson Terhune
I hope the new Soviet leaders can visit America so they can learn about our country at firsthand.
His tactics so closely resemble mine that I suspect he learned them from me at firsthand.The Gray Phantom|Herman Landon
During this period he mastered the use of surveying instruments and made a firsthand study of tides in the region.Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers|Silvio A. Bedini
He spoke from firsthand knowledge of the horrors committed by the Tartars.The Saracen: The Holy War|Robert Shea
Word Origin and History for firsthand
also first-hand, first hand, 1690s, from the image of the "first hand" as the source or origin of something.