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Translation of "begin" - English-German dictionary

begin

verb /biˈɡin/ ( present participle beginning, past tense began /biˈɡan/, past participle begun /biˈɡan/)
to come or bring, into being, to start anfangen He began to talk The meeting began early. beginning noun der Anfang beginner noun someone who is just learning how to do something der/die Anfänger(in) ‘Does he paint well?’ ‘He’s not bad for a beginner’. to begin with at first zunächst I didn’t like him to begin with, but now he’s one of my best friends. firstly anfangen There are many reasons why I don’t like her – to begin with, she’s always lying.
(Definition of begin from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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