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    Can I use the "firstly" in a paragraph twice?

    Can I use this structure in an article?

    "Main idea" (first paragraph)

    “Firstly, state main argument. Two reasons: Firstly……secondly……” (second paragraph)

    "Secondly, state main argument. Two reasons: Firstly……secondly……” (third paragraph)

    I mean can I use the "Firstly" in a paragraph twice?

    Is it strange?

    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: Can I use the "firstly" in a paragraph twice?

    I wouldn't. I am sure you can find other ways of expressing your ideas giving them some sort of priority.


    Quote Originally Posted by jiangyueming View Post
    Can I use this structure in an article?

    "Main idea" (first paragraph)

    “Firstly, state main argument. Two reasons: Firstly……secondly……” (second paragraph)

    "Secondly, state main argument. Two reasons: Firstly……secondly……” (third paragraph)

    I mean can I use the "Firstly" in a paragraph twice?

    Is it strange?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Can I use the "firstly" in a paragraph twice?

    Quote Originally Posted by jiangyueming View Post
    Can I use this structure in an article?

    "Main idea" (first paragraph)

    “Firstly, state main argument. Two reasons: Firstly……secondly……” (second paragraph)

    "Secondly, state main argument. Two reasons: Firstly……secondly……” (third paragraph)

    I mean can I use the "Firstly" in a paragraph twice?

    Is it strange?

    Thanks.
    Frankly, I would not be inclined to ever use "firstly".


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    Re: Can I use the "firstly" in a paragraph twice?

    I know, but it's a test.

    It seems this kind of structure can help you get a high score.

    Quote Originally Posted by billmcd View Post
    Frankly, I would not be inclined to ever use "firstly".


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    Re: Can I use the "firstly" in a paragraph twice?

    Ok, thanks.
    Quote Originally Posted by shannico View Post
    I wouldn't. I am sure you can find other ways of expressing your ideas giving them some sort of priority.

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