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Truman
At the first time?? Is the phrase "at the first time" a real English expression? I've never seen it in an English dictionary. Instead, there's a great number of entries on google search. Yea, it doesn't necessarily mean native speakers contributed that, but can somebody tell me if there's any situation where I can use "at the first time" which makes sense in English?
Feb 1, 2012 10:07 AM
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在握看来, 那个词语不是长用的, 那时说我们说 the first time 的时候不用 at, 就是 说 the first time 是地道的话。 像那首英国人作曲的流行歌曲, The first time ever I saw your face.
February 1, 2012
I meet you at the first time.
February 1, 2012
No. I had a search as well; if you had a closer look, you'd see the phrase is either a mistake, or two fragments of a sentence. Your own question turned up in position #3. That should tell you plenty. ;) Once you get an understanding of "at", you'll see how impossible your phrase is.
February 1, 2012
lol but the first 2 are quite entertaining.
February 4, 2012
http://www.google.com/#hl=en&newwindow=1&sclient=psy-ab&q=At+the+first+time&pbx=1&oq=At+the+first+time&aq=f&aqi=&aql=&gs_sm=s&gs_upl=0l0l2l207971l0l0l0l0l0l0l0l0ll0l0&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.,cf.osb&fp=474f5907d146d2a4&biw=1366&bih=677
February 4, 2012
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Truman
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Chinese (Mandarin), English, Portuguese
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