Bedeutung von “start (something) off” im Essential English Dictionary

start (something) off

phrasal verb with start uk /stɑːt/ verb

B1 to begin by doing something, or to make something begin by doing something:

She started off her essay with a quote from the book.
I’d like to start off by thanking you all for coming.

(Definition von “start (something) off” aus dem Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)