begin translation English to Catalan: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "begin" - English-Catalan dictionary


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