Ok so in my country (English is a 2nd language for many people), it's pretty common to say either one. But recently, a friend pointed out that "at only $5" is wrong. And the mistake probably originates from the usage "starting at (price)", he said. And when I googled, it seems that only people from my country use "at only" before prices.

To give context, example of sentences would be as below:

a)Enjoy a three-course meal for/at only $11.99

b)Monthly rent for/at only $200/mth

c)Enjoy 10GB data, plus unlimited calls and SMS for/at only $20/mth

Would love to hear your thoughts on which one is more grammatically correct, and why. Thank you very much in advance.

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    There is a nuanced difference, but both are grammatical. – Lawrence May 24 at 4:43
  • Presumably 'at' implies 'at the price of...'. – Kate Bunting May 24 at 8:11

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