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enter on/upon sth

formal
verb uk phrasal verb with enter   /ˈen.tər/ us    /-t̬ɚ/
to do or become involved in something: He first entered on a career in banking over 40 years ago.
Translations of “enter on/upon sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始…, 著手做……
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始…, 着手做……
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