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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishusuallyu‧su‧al‧ly /ˈjuːʒuəli, ˈjuːʒəli/ ●●● S1 W1 adverb  USUALLYused to talk about what happens on most occasions or in most situations syn generally Women usually live longer than men. Usually I wear black, grey, or brown. The drive usually takes 15 or 20 minutes.GRAMMAR: Word orderUsually can come before the verb or at the start of the sentence: She usually takes the bus.Usually she takes the bus.Usually normally comes after ‘be’ or an auxiliary verb such as ‘do’ or ‘have’: She is usually late.I don’t usually come here. Don’t say: She usually is late. | I usually don’t come here.
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usuallyThere is usually a desire for vinegar, pickles and tasty foods, and a dislike for fat, meat and milk.Dispensations can be obtained and will usually be given for an acquisition of a company by private contract.They pilfer lesser-known works, usually costing less than $ 300,000, to sell on the black market.Usually, I'll just get a sandwich for lunch.The release of a single by a new act doesn't usually result in a major marketing campaign.It's not usually this cold in April.I have been there usually to interview a witness, but the sights are chilling.Janet usually wears jeans to work.Standing alone, it will not usually win a case, but it is an essential starting point.The toughest chief officer, or the group with the most powerful chair, will usually win.
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