Idiom:  early on

Meaning

Idiom:  early on

  • a short time after something has started

Example sentences

  • Early on in the day I had a terrible headache but now I'm feeling fine.
  • We hoped the trip was going to be smooth but we ran into traffic early on.
  • Early on in the relationship there were some signs that the guy I was dating had some anger management problems.
  • I met two people early on at the conference and we attended most of the evening events together for the remainder of the week.
  • Early on in your college studies it’s okay to take courses in subject matters you’re not familiar with to see if they may interest you. 
  • Early on in the flight there was a lot of turbulence but most of the trip was smooth and I slept during the flight.
  • I’ve missed what happened early on during the presentation but the second half was really thought-provoking.
  • Many women feel nauseous earlier on in their pregnancy.
  • Our subscribers need more support early on, otherwise they tend to drop their membership in the second month.
  • Learning English was fun early on when I knew how to use the present and past tenses but now things are much more confusing and I feel incredibly frustrated.


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