What's the origin of this saying? (= Where did it come from?)
origins [ plural ]
- This book finally explodes some of the myths about the origin of the universe.
- We must contextualize the problem before we can understand its origin.
- We begin our dip into local history by examining the town's origins.
- The Easter egg has both pagan and Christian origins.
- The refugees were deported back to their country of origin.
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