Grammar Patterns

from N

The 'start' group

These nouns refer to a time at the start of something.
I had been interested in hairdressing from the age of 13 or 14, though I'd never seen it as a career.
I've been blind in my right eye from birth.
Stuart Proffitt was an enthusiastic supporter of the project from its inception.
From that moment, his life became a nightmare.
In many ways the marriage was doomed from the start.
  • from birth
  • from childhood
  • from infancy
  • from the age of ...
  • from the beginning
  • from the first
  • from the outset
  • from the start
  • from its inception
  • from that moment
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