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  1. Georgeanna
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    Smile originally

    what part of speech is originally?

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    Re: originally

    Quote Originally Posted by Georgeanna View Post
    what part of speech is originally?
    "originally" is an adverb.
    You can look for answers to questions like this in your dictionary, or consult an online dictionary.

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    Re: originally

    Depends on how you use it.


    Originally, my hair was blonde.

    I was originally a blonde.

    My hair was originally blonde.

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    Re: originally

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    Depends on how you use it.


    Originally, my hair was blonde.

    I was originally a blonde.

    My hair was originally blonde.
    But isn't "originally" an adverb in all three sentences?

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    Re: originally

    My hair was originally blonde. = My hair was naturally blonde. = My hair was dark blonde.

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    Re: originally

    Quote Originally Posted by susiedqq View Post
    My hair was originally blonde. = My hair was naturally blonde. = My hair was dark blonde.
    You can change an adverb to an adjective in some places in some sentences, but I'm pretty sure 2006 is right if, by his question, he was saying that they were all adverbs.

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    Re: originally

    Yes - excuse me - it's an adverb modifying the adjective.
    (I like my crow BBQ'ed )

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