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    Maria07 is offline Newbie
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    in the first place? or, firstly?

    Hi,

    Could you say "In the first place" instead of "firstly", or "first" when enumerating?

    thank you

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: in the first place? or, firstly?

    I'd use it differently- We should never have come here in the first place. (The beginning of some unfortunate events)

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