Phrasal Verbs

usher in

This page is about the phrasal verb usher in


to begin a period in history or a stage in someone's life


herald (formal)

For example

  • usher in sth My first day in college ushered in one of the happiest times in my life.

  • usher in sth The new President's election ushered in a period of peace and cooperation among the nations of the world.

mostly used in journalism or academic writing

Quick Quiz

The collapse of one of the world's biggest banks ushered in a period of

a. great economic activity

b. global economic slowdown

c. high economic growth

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