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Consider this example:

\begin{enumerate}
    \item Blablabla bla bla bla.
        \begin{tabular}{l}
            Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.\\
            Consectetur adipiscing elit.\\
            Donec eu ante non mi sagittis molestie.\\
        \end{tabular}
    \item Next question
\end{enumerate}

LaTeX will vertically center the table, which looks pretty weird. It basically looks like this:

                          Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.
1. Blablabla bla bla bla. Consectetur adipiscing elit.
                          Donec eu ante non mi sagittis molestie.

How can I manage for the consecutive lignes to line up under the first one (with the same margin)? Something which would look like this:

1. Blablabla bla bla bla. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.
                          Consectetur adipiscing elit.
                          Donec eu ante non mi sagittis molestie.

Any ideas?

Thanks!

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The tabular environment has an optional argument to specify the vertical alignment. The default is centered, the other options are t and b for top and bottom.

\begin{enumerate}
    \item Blablabla bla bla bla.
        \begin{tabular}[t]{l}
            Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.\\
            Consectetur adipiscing elit.\\
            Donec eu ante non mi sagittis molestie.\\
        \end{tabular}
    \item Next question
\end{enumerate}
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