Phân biệt "at last","lastly","in the end","finally"

1/ Finally is the same as lastly. It introduces the last element in a series.
Ex: We must increase productivity. We must reduce unemployment. And finally, we must compete in world markets.

Finally can also suggest that one has been waiting a long time for something.

Ex: She has finally got a job.

2/ At last suggests the idea of impatience or inconvenience resulting from a long wait or delay.
Ex1: She has passed her exams at last.
Ex2: When at last they found him he was dead.

3/ In the end suggests that something happens after a lot of changes or uncertainty.
Ex: We made ten different plans for our holiday, but in the end we went to Goa again.

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