Can you start a sentence with a quote MLA?
You asked if the quotation used at the beginning of a sentence was proper grammar. The answer is yes. However, the serious error in your sentence is caused by not including the source of this quote. The placement of the quote in the sentence will not matter.
What can I say instead of lastly?
What is another word for lastly?finallylastas a final pointin conclusionin winding upat lastin the endto endin closingin summation4
Is firstly a formal word?
Native English speakers naturally warm to the word firstly as an ordinal adverb because most adverbs end in -ly. Johnson and Webster clearly believed that first should be included in this irregular adverb group, and that firstly should never be used at all.
How do you say first of all?
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR FIRST OF ALLfirst of all.first thing.firstly.foremost.immediately.in the first place.primo.up front.
Is first and foremost grammatically correct?
Also, first of all. Most important, primarily; also, to begin with. For example, First and foremost, I want to thank our sponsors, or What we need, first and foremost, is a new secretary, or We have to deal, first of all, with the early history.
What does first of all mean?
1Before doing anything else; at the beginning. ‘first of all, let me ask you something’