Übersetzung von “begin” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

begin

verbbegin /bɪˈgɪn/ ( pt began pp begun )
transitive-intransitive to start doing or to do the first part
commencer , débuter

Let's begin with a story.
Commençons par une histoire.

We began the meeting a little late.
Nous avons débuté la réunion un peu en retard.

I'm beginning to think he's lying.
Je commence à penser qu'il ment.

She suddenly began running.
Elle se mit soudain à courir.

He began his career as a waiter.
Il a débuté sa carrière en tant que serveur.
intransitive to start to happen or exist
commencer

What time does the lecture begin?
A quelle heure la conférence commence-t-elle ?
to begin with
in the early stages of or before sth
au début

To begin with, I didn't know what I was doing.
Au début, je ne savais pas ce que je faisais.
in the early stages of or before sth
au début

To begin with, I didn't know what I was doing.
Au début, je ne savais pas ce que je faisais.

(Übersetzung von “begin” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

begin

verb /biˈɡin/ (present participle beginning, past tense began /biˈɡan/, past participle begun /biˈɡan/)

to come or bring, into being, to start

commencer (à)
He began to talk
The meeting began early.
beginning noun
beginner noun

someone who is just learning how to do something

débutant/-ante
‘Does he paint well?’ ‘He’s not bad for a beginner’.
to begin with

at first

au début
I didn’t like him to begin with, but now he’s one of my best friends.

firstly

d’abord
There are many reasons why I don’t like her – to begin with, she’s always lying.

(Übersetzung von “begin” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)