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begin

verb
 
/bɪˈɡɪn/ ( present participle beginning, past tense began, past participle begun)
A1 to start to happen
começar, iniciar
What time does the movie begin?
A2 to start to do something
começar
She began to cry.
begin with something B1 to have something at the start
começar com algo
Local phone numbers begin with 01224.
to begin with B1 at the start of a situation
em primeiro lugar
To begin with, I was very nervous.
to begin with used to give the first important reason for something
para começar
The hotel was awful! To begin with, our room was too small.
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