Bedeutung von "begin" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch


verb us /bɪˈɡɪn/ (present participle beginning, past tense began, past participle begun)

A1 to start to happen:

What time does the movie begin?

A2 to start to do something:

She began to cry.
begin with something

B1 to have something at the start:

Local phone numbers begin with 212.
to begin with

B1 at the start of a situation:

To begin with, I was very nervous.
to begin with

used to give the first important reason for something:

The hotel was awful! To begin with, our room was too small.

(Definition von "begin" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)