Just wanted to ask this for a school thing... Just a little confused, because no other website already has the answer and if you start it with also, wouldn't it sound wrong? If I could get a response as soon as possible, that'd be great! Thanks!

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also can be used to start a sentence and such a sentence could be the first in a paragraph. yourdictionary.com

As in:

Also, as I have said, the bubbles themselves within the ice operate as burning-glasses to melt the ice beneath.

  • Yeah, but such sentences normally sound defensive or pissed. As in "Also, as I may have already mentioned and been completely ignored by you morons ..." Something like that. – Ricky Sep 8 '18 at 0:46

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It would sound wrong to me to use also to introduce the paragraph. The only time I would put also at the beginning of a paragraph would be if the also introduced a phrase that happened to be at the beginning of the paragraph:

Also discussed in the same book is the way pigs can be used to find truffles.

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