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    [Help] At last/Finally ?

    What is the difference between "at last" and "finally"? Can you make some examples? Thanks you for your help !

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    Re: [Help] At last/Finally ?

    To the best of my knowledge, I can see no difference.

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    Re: [Help] At last/Finally ?

    At last:

    "After a considerable length of time; finally."

    (From the Online Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Thesaurus. Free access.)

    Finally:

    "You use finally to suggest that something happens after a long period of time, usually later than you wanted or expected it to happen."

    (From Collins Cobuild)

    I also believe their meanings are similar, if not exactly the same.

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