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Japanese translation of begin

begin

verb   /bɪˈɡɪn/ (present participle beginning, past tense began, past participle begun)
A1 to start to happen
始まる
What time does the movie begin?
A2 to start to do something
~し始める, ~を開始する
She began to cry .
begin with something B1 to have something at the start
~から始まる
Local phone numbers begin with 01224.
to begin with B1 at the start of a situation
最初は, 初めは
To begin with, I was very nervous .
to begin with used to give the first important reason for something
まず, 第一に
The hotel was awful ! To begin with, our room was too small .
(Definition of begin verb from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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