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"start out" in British English

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start out

phrasal verb with start uk   /stɑːt/  us   /stɑːrt/ verb
C1 to ​beginyourlife, or the ​part of ​yourlife when you ​work, in a ​particular way: My ​dadstarted out as a ​salesperson in a ​shop.

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"start out" in Business English

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start out

phrasal verb with start uk   us   /stɑːt/ verb
[I] to begin to do something in ​business or a ​job, or to begin your ​workinglife in a particular way: I learned that lesson three ​years after ​starting out in the venture-capital ​business. I ​started out as a ​salesassistant in a ​store.
(Definition of start out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “start out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 开始人生, 开始职业生涯…
in Turkish hayata vb. başlamak, yola çıkmak…
in Russian начинать…
in Chinese (Traditional) 開始人生, 開始職業生涯…
in Polish zaczynać…
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