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start (something) off

phrasal verb with start  us   /stɑrt/ verb
to ​begin doing something: I ​knewalmost nothing when I started off in this ​business. He started the ​meeting off by ​welcoming the new ​members.
(Definition of start (something) off from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “start (something) off”
in Arabic يَبدأ شَيئا ما…
in Korean -를 시작하다…
in Portuguese começar (algo)…
in Catalan començar (ac)…
in Japanese ~を(し)始める, ~に着手する…
in Italian cominciare (qualcosa)…
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