Meaning of “for starters” in the English Dictionary

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"for starters" in British English

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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."

(Definition of “for starters” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"for starters" in American English

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for starters

infml as a beginning, with more to follow:

You have to put down a $500 deposit, and that's just for starters.

(Definition of “for starters” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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