USUALLY in a Sentence

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Ashley also sat up with the sick and he, too, attended the Democratic meetings and he was usually away on the same nights as Frank.

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 Meanings and Examples of USUALLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
usually
 ad.  under normal conditions, commonplace
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Such a glowing morning usually called Scarlett to the window, to lean arms on the broad sill and drink in the scents and sounds of Tara.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
2  When a Southerner took the trouble to pack a trunk and travel twenty miles for a visit, the visit was seldom of shorter duration than a month, usually much longer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
3  He had been devoted to the childlike Pitty and closer than brothers usually are to Melanie, and two more sweet, unworldly women could not be found.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
4  Then he had to dry your eyes and usually he proposed, to show just how much he did respect you.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER IX
5  "Mrs. Meade usually comes over at night," answered Scarlett, glad to change the subject.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIX
6  Scarlett thought of the scores of bales Tara usually yielded and her head hurt worse.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
7  There was a glow of grim pride in her usually gentle face, approbation and a fierce joy in her smile that equaled the fiery tumult in Scarlett's own bosom.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXVI
8  To the credit of the negroes, including the least intelligent of them, few were actuated by malice and those few had usually been "mean niggers" even in slave days.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  Your children will probably be soft, prissy creatures, as the children of hard-bitten characters usually are.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
10  Somehow Melanie made her way to the center of the excited throng and somehow made her usually soft voice heard above the tumult.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
11  He came by the house every night on his way home from the mill to report on the day's work, but Frank and Pitty were usually present or, worse still, Melanie and India.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
12  Archie was a silent man, never speaking unless spoken to and usually answering with grunts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
13  Ashley also sat up with the sick and he, too, attended the Democratic meetings and he was usually away on the same nights as Frank.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLII
14  It's hard to salvage jettisoned cargo and, if it is retrieved, it's usually irreparably damaged.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLIII
15  Melanie's small parlor looked as serene as it usually did on nights when Frank and Ashley were away and the women gathered together to sew.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLV
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  Minor skin imperfections can usually be disguised with a spot of make-up.
17  Tinned fruit usually has a lot of syrup with it.
18  There's usually a lot of traffic at this time of day.
19  The best information about hotels usually comes from friends and acquaintances who have been there.
20  She usually had a smile on her face, but now she looked solemn.
21  The alphabet is usually ascribed to the phoenicians.
22  The upper classes usually send their children to expensive private schools.
23  She usually sings in the shower.
24  Hostels are usually provided as a stopgap until the families can be housed in permanent accommodation.
25  We usually go to restaurant on Sundays.
26  The rupture of a blood vessel usually cause the mark of a bruise.
27  Our cat usually stays out at night.
28  Employers usually decide within five minutes whether someone is suitable for the job.
29  They usually get together once a month.
30  Women usually live longer than men.