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Which is correct last or lastly?
You usually use last to say that an event is the final one in a series of similar events. You use lastly when you are talking about events which are not similar. For example, if you say `George phoned his aunt last’, you usually mean that George had phoned several people and that his aunt was the last person he phoned.
Should I use lastly or finally?
This is the only way ‘lastly’ is properly used. ‘Finally,’ on the other hand, is much more versatile. Finally can be used like ‘lastly,’ above. After watching the snow all day, I spent some time shoveling my steps.
How do you write lastly?
We use lastly to refer to something that comes at the end of a long list: We need eggs, milk, sugar, bread and, lastly, we mustn’t forget yoghurt for Dad. I’ve thanked my parents but lastly I must thank all my friends for their help.
Is lastly a word in English?
in conclusion; in the last place; finally.
How do you use lastly?
Lastly, I would like to ask about your future plans. You use lastly when you are saying what happens after everything else in a series of actions or events. They wash their hands, arms and faces, and lastly, they wash their feet.
Is Lastly and finally the same?
As adverbs the difference between lastly and finally is that lastly is (sequence) while finally is at the end or conclusion; ultimately.
When can you use lastly?
You use lastly when you want to make a final point, ask a final question, or mention a final item that is connected with the other ones you have already asked or mentioned. Lastly, I would like to ask about your future plans.
Is Finally same as lastly?
“lastly” describes something that comes at the end of a series or list. (This is the same as use 1 of “finally” as described above.)
When we use lastly in a sentence?
Where do you put finally?
“finally” goes in the middle position of a sentence. If the sentence has a main verb, then we put “finally” before the main verb. Example: The bus finally arrived at midnight. If the sentence has an auxiliary or modal verb, then we put “finally” after the auxiliary / modal verb and before the main verb.
How do you use lastly in a sentence?
- Lastly, I would like to ask about your future plans.
- Lastly, add the lemon juice.
- They wash their hands, arms and faces, and lastly, they wash their feet.
- Lastly, could I ask all of you to keep this information secret.
- Lastly, I would like to thank my parents for all their support.
How is the word’lastly’used in English?
‘Lastly’ refers to the final item or action of a series of items or actions. After watching the snow all day, I spent some time shoveling my steps. Lastly, I cleared off the porch. This is the only way ‘lastly’ is properly used. ‘Finally,’ on the other hand, is much more versatile. Finally can be used like ‘lastly,’ above.
What does the word finally mean in English?
‘Finally’ can also mean ‘conclusively.’ Just how many inches of snow have fallen has not been finally determined. But why did I start off by saying: Never use the word, ‘lastly.’ That’s simple. I think ‘lastly’ is unwieldy and awkward.
Which is an example of lately in a sentence?
Examples of lately in a Sentence. He has been feeling better lately. Lately, she has been worrying about her son. Meghan has clearly been interested in publishing lately, editing the September issue of British Vogue and using her platform to promote the voices of outstanding women.