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)
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 plane began to make its final descent into the airport.
- Stir the sauce gently until it begins to boil.