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15:23 Apr 18, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
French term or phrase: a l'origine de...
XXXXX a l'origine de XXXX n'a pas fait les choses a moitie,.....

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naat the beginning of...Paul Becke



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at the beginning of...

If it were "from the outset", I imagine it would have to be followed by a definite article.

Assuming the first row of XXXX is a name, we would position it after the phrase in question, wouldn't we? Strange coves, the French..! However admirable.

Paul Becke
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