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for starters

informal
used to say that something is the first in a list of things: Try this exercise for starters. "Why did you decide not to go to the concert?" "Well, for starters, the tickets were ridiculously expensive."
Translations of “for starters”
in Chinese (Traditional) 首先,第一…
in Chinese (Simplified) 首先,第一…
(Definition of for starters from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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