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    kohyoongliat is offline Senior Member
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    Default in/at the beginning

    What is the difference between 'in the beginning' and 'at the beginning'?


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    Tdol is online now Editor,
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    Default Re: in/at the beginning

    In the beginning- implies a change at a later stage- In the beginning, they didn't get on. (This suggests that they do now)
    At the beinning- when something starts

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