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start (something) off

verb phrasal verb with start  /stɑrt/ us  
to begin doing something: I knew almost nothing when I started off in this business. He started the meeting off by welcoming the new members.
Translations of “start (something) off”
in Korean -를 시작하다…
in Arabic يَبدأ شَيئا ما…
in Portuguese começar (algo)…
in Catalan començar (ac)…
in Japanese ~を(し)始める, ~に着手する…
in Italian cominciare (qualcosa)…
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