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Usage examples for generally

  1. And so with anything: if a man wants to make a case he can generally find a way of doing so. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  2. The Oracle was always slow at coming to a decision, but when he does it's generally the right one. – Over the Sliprails by Henry Lawson
  3. People generally thought that he had been engaged to her, but this, I believe, was never the case. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  4. I forgive you, mademoiselle, said D'Artagnan; I know that, at my age, those who are looking for me generally need me for something or another. – Louise de la Valliere by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
  5. Sometimes they sit and think, but generally they just sit. – The University of Hard Knocks by Ralph Parlette
  6. Don't you know that the man who looks for a fight generally gets more than he wants? – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  7. Sometimes it's his face, but most generally it's hers. – The Adventure of the Cardboard Box by Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. Is he generally liked? – The-Darrow-Enigma by Severy, Melvin Linwood
  9. It is generally the best thing you can do. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  10. I generally do, the first thing. – Dorothy on a Ranch by Evelyn Raymond
  11. There is no doubt that there is in the German character generally a tendency to the visionary. – Memoir and Diary of John Yeardley, Minister of the Gospel by John Yeardley
  12. He was generally considered a sensible man. – Godolphin, Volume 2. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  13. " I was speaking generally," Rodd muttered. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  14. Men generally die as they live'. – McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader by William Holmes McGuffey
  15. She was generally believed to be a woman with a story- an innocent one, but a story of some sort or other. – Life's Little Ironies A set of tales with some colloquial sketches entitled A Few Crusted Characters by Thomas Hardy
  16. It is only just, however, to add, that they are generally disappointed. – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  17. But the great men of our day have generally been men of wide reading, have they not? – The Lovels of Arden by M. E. Braddon
  18. You never give any one a chance to see you until the afternoon, and then we generally start bridge. – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. It is pretty generally held that all a woman needs to do to know all about children is to have some. – Seeing Things at Night by Heywood Broun
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