Synonyms of to begin with
to begin with
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• It was great to begin with but now it's difficult.
to start with
in the first place
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firstlyYou use firstly in speech or writing when you want to give a reason, make a point, or mention an item that will be followed by others connected with it.
• Firstly, vitamin C is needed for hormone production.
Thesaurus for to begin with from the Collins English Thesaurus