- at\ first
- adv. phr.In the beginning; at the start.
The driver didn't see the danger at first.
At first the job looked good to Bob, but later it became tiresome.
There was a little trouble at first, but things soon were quiet.
Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.
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