normally normally  /ˈnɔr mə li/


  • (adv) under normal conditions


  1. It's a hand gesture normally associated with sporting events and Bud Lite commercials.
  2. Two golden orbs the size of refrigerators props normally used in the show sit in the parking garage.
  3. Invention may not normally spring from an ex-con's backyard laboratory, but postwar Japan was a forgivingand hungryplace.


  1. A CEO's hardest choice

    On the morning of Friday, May 24, former SuccessFactors CEO Lars Dalgaard stood in front of several hundred employees in a dark suit and an ivory-colored tie. The normally dressed-down executive was known for his rambling, town-hall-style speeches; this one would be his last.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN Money

  2. Time to get back to football

    I normally try and limit myself to one column a year on my coaching exploits.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Southern Illinoisan

  3. Howell blog: CU's returning production misleading

    Normally, returning a lot of production from the previous year would be considered a good thing. In the case of Colorado, however, it's tough to really project what that means.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boulder Daily Camera


  1. "These are not things I normally do," Woods said of the bad shots. "So I'm not going to be smiling, and I'm not going to be happy. I hit a low quack hook on 5. So I hadn't hit a good shot yet. I'm not going to be walking around there with a...
    on Apr 12, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. "The amount of work we put into O2 was what you would normally put into a world tour anyway," Page, 64, said of the intense rehearsing the band did for the Dec. 10 concert at London's O2 Arena.
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Jimmy Page Source:

  3. "I had moments out there where I really felt, 'This is how I normally play on hard court,"' Federer said. "Half volleys, passing shots, good serving, putting the pressure on, you know, playing with the wind, using it to my advantage. All...
    on Sep 6, 2008 By: Roger Federer Source: ESPN

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