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Translation of "begin" - English-Russian dictionary

begin

verb     /bɪˈɡɪn/ ( present participle beginning, past tense began, past participle begun)
START TO DO [I, T]
A2 to start to do something начинать [+ to do sth] The children began to cry. [+ doing sth] Have they begun building the wall yet? She began her career as a journalist on a local newspaper.Starting and beginningStarting again
START TO HAPPEN [I]
A1 to start to happen начинаться What time does the film begin?Starting and beginningStarting again
begin with sth
B1 to have something at the start начинаться с чего-либо Local phone numbers begin with 1223.Starting and beginningStarting again
to begin with
B1 at the start of a situation сначала To begin with, the two girls got on well.First and firstlyStarting and beginningStarting again
B2 used to give the first important reason for something прежде всего To begin with, we can't leave the children alone.First and firstly
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