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start (sth) off

verb uk phrasal verb with start   /stɑːt/ us    /stɑːrt/
B1 to begin by doing something, or to make something begin by doing something: She started off the meeting with the monthly sales report. I'd like to start off by thanking you all for coming today.
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in Chinese (Traditional) (使)(以…)開始…
in Russian начинать, открывать…
in Turkish ile başlamak/başlatmak, söze ...ile başlamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)(以…)开始…
in Polish zaczynać ( coś )…
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