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"start (sth) off" in British English

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start (sth) off

phrasal verb with start uk   /stɑːt/  us   /stɑːrt/ verb
B1 to ​begin by doing something, or to make something ​begin by doing something: She ​started off the ​meeting with the ​monthlysalesreport. I'd like to ​start off by ​thanking you all for coming today.

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(Definition of start (sth) off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"start (sth) off" in Business English

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start (sth) off

phrasal verb with start uk   us   /stɑːt/ verb
to begin by doing something, or to make something begin by doing something: The ​mortgagesstarted off with a ​lowerintroductoryrate but have ​risen in the past few ​years. She ​started off the ​meeting by ​presenting the monthly ​salesreport.
(Definition of start (sth) off from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “start (sth) off”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)(以…)开始…
in Turkish ile başlamak/başlatmak, söze ...ile başlamak…
in Russian начинать, открывать…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)(以…)開始…
in Polish zaczynać ( coś )…
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