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Translation of "begin" - English-Portuguese dictionary

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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