Translation of "begin" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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beginverb [ I or T ]

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

begin verb [ I or T ] (START TO HAPPEN)

A1 to start to happen or exist

What time does the concert begin? 音樂會甚麼時候開始?
The bridge was begun five years ago and the estimated cost has already doubled. 這座橋五年前開始建造,到現在為止估計成本已經增加了一倍。
The film they want to watch begins at seven. 他們要看的電影在七點開場。
The meeting began promisingly, but then things started to go wrong. 會議開始時很不錯,不過後來出了問題。

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