Origin of usual
Examples from the Web for usually
These are young fathers, rural farmers, usually growing banana or coffee or subsistence crops.
“I usually see people head to the stationary bikes,” Steinbrick says.
But outside of a few European countries and Quebec, this leave is usually two weeks or less and usually unpaid.
While there are a couple of antibiotics that usually work, if they are overused they, too, may cease to be effective.Without Education, Antibiotic Resistance Will Be Our Greatest Health Crisis|Russell Saunders|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Usually being a police officer does not give you great insight into the lives of sex workers,” Wolf says.To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A copy of the work was also sent, as is usually done, to the editor of the Allgemeine Litteraturzeitung.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
Happily the subject is usually picturesque, and old Holinshed at his worst was no contemptible writer.The Battaile of Agincourt|Michael Drayton
Recently he has been even more than usually kind to us, especially to Edith.Coningsby|Benjamin Disraeli
A sufficient amount of mucus or fecal matter will usually be brought away by it.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
As he hastened up the little drive, his walk, usually so dignified and elastic, became a shamble.The Yellow House|E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for usually (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for usually (2 of 2)
Word Origin for usual
Word Origin and History for usually (1 of 2)
late 14c., from Old French usuel (late 13c.), from Late Latin usualis "ordinary," from Latin usus "custom" (see use). The usual suspects is from a line delivered by Claude Rains (as a French police inspector) in "Casablanca" (1942).
Idioms and Phrases with usually
see as usual; business as usual.