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    ansonguy is offline Junior Member
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    "Starting from"

    "Starting from" refers to a time in the past. I am going to make up a sentence with it.

    (ex) Starting from fourteen months ago, Jack worked on his business project for seven months and then decided to put it aside.

    Am I using "starting from" correctly? Thanks.

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    Re: "Starting from"

    I'd omit 'from' in that context.

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    Re: "Starting from"

    Quote Originally Posted by ansonguy View Post
    "Starting from" refers to a time in the past.
    It can refer to the past, but it can equally be used to refer to the present or a future time.

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