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begin (n):
Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
begin (v):
take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
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We began working at dawn.
Who will start?
Get working as soon as the sun rises!
The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia.
He began early in the day.
Let's get down to work now

Related Words: commencestart
begin (v):
set in motion, cause to start
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The U.S. started a war in the Middle East.
The Iraqis began hostilities.
begin a new chapter in your life

Related Words: commencestart
begin (v):
begin to speak or say
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Now listen, friends,
begin (v):
begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language
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She began Russian at an early age.
We started French in fourth grade
begin (v):
achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative
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This economic measure doesn't even begin to deal with the problem of inflation.
You cannot even begin to understand the problem we had to deal with during the war
begin (v):
begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object
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begin a cigar.
She started the soup while it was still hot.
We started physics in 10th grade

Related Word: start
begin (v):
have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense
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The DMZ begins right over the hill.
The second movement begins after the Allegro.
Prices for these homes start at $250,000

Related Words: start
begin (v):
have a beginning characterized in some specified way
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The novel begins with a murder.
My property begins with the three maple trees.
Her day begins with a workout.
The semester begins with a convocation ceremony

Related Word: start
begin (v):
have a beginning, of a temporal event
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WW II began in 1939 when Hitler marched into Poland.
The company's Asia tour begins next month
begin (v):
be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series
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The number `one' begins the sequence.
A terrible murder begins the novel.
The convocation ceremony officially begins the semester
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You can't teach an old dog new tricks

Ağaç yaşken eğilir.
something that you say which means it is difficult to make someone change the way they do something when they have been doing it the same way for a long time.


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