One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘However, with the demise of the fishing industry and the acute depopulation of the islands no more will we see islanders manning our ships in war so prodigally as in the past.’
- ‘On the other hand billions of rupiah have been prodigally spent for far from urgent projects, such as the renovation of the Hotel Indonesia roundabout and the fence around Monas park.’
- ‘But Sparta, prodigally, has given us not one but two English adjectives, and a noun besides: ‘spartan’, of course, ‘laconic’, and, less obviously, ‘helot’.’
- ‘I have to admit that it amused me to know that the previous day, Chelsea, for all his prodigally spent millions, had contrived to lose 2-1 at home to Bolton Wanderers.’
- ‘Hit-or-miss one-liners are tossed about prodigally.’
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