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Spanish translation of “begin”


verb /biˈɡin/ (present participle beginning, past tense began /biˈɡan/, past participle begun /biˈɡan/)
to come or bring , into being, to start
empezar , comenzar
He began to talk The meeting began early.
beginning noun
the beginning of the story .
beginner noun someone who is just learning how to do something
’Does he paint well?’ ’He’s not bad for a beginner’.
to begin with at first
al principio
I didn’t like him to begin with, but now he’s one of my best friends .
para empezar , en primer lugar
There are many reasons why I don’t like her – to begin with, she’s always lying .
(Definition of begin from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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