begin a journey
bring into existence; enable to begin
a beginning of activity or development
a place of starting
the amount by which one person is ahead of another
a sudden uncontrolled movement, especially of surprise
"it was off to a good start"
"they got an early start"
"she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
"he got his start because one of the regular pitchers was in the hospital"
"his starting meant that the coach thought he was one of their best linemen"
"he awoke with a start"
"he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"
"the starting signal was a green light"
"the runners awaited the start"
"with an hour's start he will be hard to catch"
"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"
"The U.S. started a war in the Middle East"
"The Iraqis began hostilities"
"begin a new chapter in your life"
"The family took off for Florida"
"The DMZ begins right over the hill"
"The second movement begins after the Allegro"
"Prices for these homes start at $250,000"
"He initiated a new program"
"Start a foundation"
"Who started this company?"
"We embarked on an exciting enterprise"
"I start my day with a good breakfast"
"We began the new semester"
"The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"
"The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"
"She startled when I walked into the room"
"We simply could not start the engine"
"start up the computer"
"I start at eight in the morning"
"Ready, set, go!"
"Take up a position"
"start a new job"
"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"
"begin a cigar"
"She started the soup while it was still hot"
"We started physics in 10th grade"
"His eyes popped"
With a start, Nat Abrahams became aware of Wanda's presence behind him.
出自： I. Wallace
I fell asleep, only to wake with a start.
出自： W. Styron
She had seen Meg..start suddenly out of a thicket.
出自： Sir W. Scott
At intervals, some bird..Starts into voice.
At the inevitable hour, Laurel started from her bed.
出自： E. Welty
He started for his holiday with a light heart.
The children started in on the food without waiting for an invitation.
Don't start off without telling me.
别不告诉我一声就出发。 start sth ⇔ off with sth
Let's start the party off with a song.
让我们首先唱支歌儿来开始今天的聚会。 start off by v-ing
I'll start off by using this piece of wood.
The story-teller started off by describing a beautiful princess.
讲故事的人从描述一个美丽的公主讲起。 start off
The rabbit started off as soon as it smelt the dogs.
A hare started off into the forest.
我妹妹骑自行车出发到学校去了。 start out to-v
He started out to write a novel.
We must start out to support the just struggle.
Blood started out of the wound.
Let's start over and see if we can get it right this time.
A hare started up at his feet and raced off.
The sudden ringing of the telephone made me start up.
突然响起的电话铃声吓了我一跳。 start up
The machines all started up at the same time.
机器都在同一时刻开始了运转。 start sth ⇔ up
She started the car up.
We couldn't start up the tractor this morning.
今天早晨我们没能够把拖拉机发动起来。 start sth ⇔ up
He has started up a new business.
They have decided to start up a nursery in the factory.
I aw starting for Shanghai tomorrow.
I start tomorrow.
He started (in/out) the task at once.
误 We will start for Tianjin at five tomorrow.
正 We start for Tianjin at five tomorrow.
误 He is about to start at once.
正 He is about to start.
析 start表示“正打算动身”“正要出发”时不能和at once, immediately等时间状语连用。
误 To start, we haven't enough money, and secondly we haven't enough time.
正 To start with, we haven't enough money, and secondly we haven't enough time.
析 表示“首先”可用固定短语to start with,不可说to start。
误 The smoke started her to cough.
正 The smoke started her coughing.