Translation of "begin" - English-Catalan dictionary

begin

verb uk /bɪˈɡɪn/ us /bɪˈɡɪn/ present participle beginning, past tense began, past participle begun

A1 to start to happen

començar
What time does the movie begin?

A2 to start to do something

començar
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.

(Translation of “begin” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)