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Arabic translation of begin

begin

verb   /bɪˈɡɪn/ (present participle beginning, past tense began, past participle begun)
A1 to start to happen
يَبْدَأ
What time does the movie begin?
A2 to start to do something
يَبْدَأ
She began to cry.
begin with something B1 to have something at the start
يَبْدَأ بِكَذا
Local phone numbers begin with 01224.
to begin with B1 at the start of a situation
بَادىء ذي بَدْء
To begin with, I was very nervous.
to begin with used to give the first important reason for something
أوّلا
The hotel was awful! To begin with, our room was too small.
(Definition of begin verb from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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