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    for a start

    When they had returned from Venice, Rose had been unsure what she was supposed to be. While they were away, she had very definitely been a young lady she had danced at a palace ball, for a start.

    Can we say "for example" instead of "for a start"?

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    Re: for a start

    Not a teacher

    I personally would not change
    "for a start", since it reffers to a list of other factors that could be added. You could say "for example" but it'd be in detriment of the writing style.



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