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2 Translation results for beginning in Spanish

noun | verb

beginning noun

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principio, comienzo

Example sentences of
beginning noun

  • Go back to the beginning of the song.
  • We were late, so we missed the beginning of the movie.
  • The changes that have been made so far are just the beginning. There are many more changes still to come.
  • He came from humble beginnings.
  • the company's modest beginnings in an old warehouse

Detailed synonyms for beginning noun

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begin verb

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began, has begun, is beginning, begins
empezar, comenzar, iniciar; iniciarse; nacer, originarse

Example sentences of
begin verb

  • They will begin construction on the new school soon.
  • I got the job and I begin work on Monday!
  • She'll begin the lecture at 10.
  • He plans to begin the project later this week.
  • They both began their careers at the local newspaper.
  • The university began accepting applications in November.
  • I had just begun eating when the phone rang.
  • She interrupted as soon as I began to speak.
  • Now that I've begun, I'll go on till I finish.
  • I began the quilt last month.
¿Qué preposición sigue al verbo begin?
  • El verbo begin es seguido por la preposición with. Por ejemplo: Let's begin with some warming exercises.
¿Sabías esto?
  • Tenga en cuenta que la forma en el pasado es began.

Detailed synonyms for begin verb

Begin, commence, start, initiate, inaugurate significan tomar el primer paso en un curso, proceso u operación.
  • Begin es el más general y se aplica particularmente a contextos menos formales <school begins at 8:00> <began to wash the dishes>.
    antonyms: end
  • Commence connota mayor formalidad <after a short prayer they commenced eating>.
    antonyms: conclude
  • Start connota el poner en marcha <the procession started slowly>.
    antonyms: stop
  • Initiate connota el tomar un primer paso en un proceso o una serie <one of the math professors initiated a discussion of the new courses>.
  • Inaugurate indica un comienzo solemne <the discovery of penicillin inaugurated a new medical age>.

Reverse translation for beginning

principio  - beginning, principle 
comienzo  - start, beginning 
empezar  - to start, to begin 
comenzar  - to begin, to start 
iniciar  - to initiate, to begin 
nacer  - to be born, to hatch, to bud, to sprout, to rise, to originate 
originarse  - to originate, to begin 
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