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    At our first meeting / In our first meeting / On first acquaintance

    At our first meeting, she asked my age.

    In our first meeting, she asked my age.

    On first acquaintance,
    she asked my age.

    Can I say all of them for the same meeting? Thank you so much as always and take good care.

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    Re: At our first meeting / In our first meeting / On first acquaintance

    Quote Originally Posted by sky3120 View Post
    At our first meeting, she asked my age.

    In our first meeting, she asked my age.

    On first acquaintance,
    she asked my age.

    Can I say all of them for the same meeting? Thank you so much as always and take good care.
    Only the first one is natural.

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    Re: At our first meeting / In our first meeting / On first acquaintance

    Thank you so much, and "On first acquaintance, she asked my age." is the same as "At our first meeting, she asked my age."?

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    Re: At our first meeting / In our first meeting / On first acquaintance

    Quote Originally Posted by sky3120 View Post
    Thank you so much, and "On first acquaintance, she asked my age." is the same as "At our first meeting, she asked my age."?
    We would not say the first.

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    Re: At our first meeting / In our first meeting / On first acquaintance

    Thank you and I am really sorry but I cannot fall asleep because of wondering if "on our first meeting" is also possible as the same meaning as "at our first meeting" there?

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    Re: At our first meeting / In our first meeting / On first acquaintance

    Quote Originally Posted by sky3120 View Post
    Thank you and I am really sorry but I cannot fall asleep because of wondering if "on our first meeting" is also possible as the same meaning as "at our first meeting" there?
    There are more important things in life to cause sleeplessness.

    We would not use 'on' in place of 'at' there.

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