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begin from page 10

Which is correct? 1. Let’s begin from page 10. 2. Let’s begin at page 10. (UK?) 3. Let’s begin on page 10. (US?) Thank you.

  • October 23, 2004
  • Posted by itasan
  • Filed in Usage
  • 6 comments

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They all appear acceptable to me. English is flexible.

chad Oct-24-2004

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All of them.

Dave3 Oct-24-2004

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My ear tells me:

"Let's begin on [not "at" or "from"] page 10."

"Let's begin at [not "on," but "from" is acceptable] the key change, measure 152." (directions to a musical ensemble)

"Let's begin from ["at" OK, "on" not OK] the scene where she kisses him for the first time." (theater)

speedwell2 Oct-24-2004

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"on page 10" sounds best to me.

Astartes Oct-26-2004

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Why not "Let's begin with page 10"?

Jessica2 Oct-28-2004

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"Let's begin with page 10"?

Let's begin doing what with page 10?

If you mean, "Let's begin reading on page 10," then you mean, "Let's begin on page 10." If you mean, "Let's begin tearing pages out of the book," then I suppose you can say, "Let's begin with page 10."

speedwell2 Oct-28-2004

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