English to Afrikaans Meaning :: begin

Begin :
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Noun(1) Israeli statesman (born in Russia, as prime minister of Israel, then the president of Egypt, 1913-1992
Verb(1) take the first step or steps in carrying out an action(2) have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense(3) set in motion, cause to start(4) begin to speak or say(5) be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series(6) have a beginning, of a temporal event(7) have a beginning characterized in some specified way(8) begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object(9) achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative(10) begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language

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(1) He was inspired to begin work on a book about it from an African point of view.(2) Please could you send me the necessary paperwork required to begin this procedure.(3) Ada could not even begin to comprehend what Adam had been thinking.(4) it's a good place to begin(5) All of it reeked of animosity, belligerence, and things the pixies could not even begin to comprehend.(6) Contractors are expected to begin work within two months with a view to completion within 18 months.(7) Tubes for breathing, food, water and things they couldn't even begin to comprehend.(8) How he got there in the first place and why he felt the need to massacre the chickens, she couldn't even begin to comprehend.(9) I can't begin to tell you how much I hate that commercial(10) I looked at her blankly, for I could not even begin to plead with her to comprehend.(11) Konah could not even begin to comprehend the terrible dread and fear that enveloped the girl's screams.(12) Their marker is brought back to the starting point and they begin once again.(13) Just my two cents on a religion I don't even begin to comprehend.(14) rooms begin at Ôö¼├║139(15) I cannot begin to understand the person that thought up that.(16) He concluded by saying that we couldn't even begin to comprehend what one day in his shoes would be like.
Related Words
(1) to begin ::
om te begin
(2) to begin with ::
om mee te begin
(3) begin with ::
begin met
(4) begin again ::
begin weer
(5) begin to ::
(6) begin a journey ::
begin 'n reis
(7) begin at the beginning ::
begin by die begin
(8) begin on ::
begin op
(9) begin work ::
begin werk
(10) begin the term ::
begin die term
1. start ::
2. open ::
3. appear ::
1. conclude ::
2. end ::
3. finish ::
4. terminate ::
Different Forms
begin, begins
Word Example from TV Shows

The best way to learn proper English is to read news report, and watch news on TV. Watching TV shows is a great way to learn casual English, slang words, understand culture reference and humor. If you have already watched these shows then you may recall the words used in the following dialogs.

Like they never held data
to begin with.

Like they never held data to BEGIN with.

Westworld Season 2, Episode 5

If it would please the court,
I\'d like to begin with an opening statement.

If it would please the court, I'd like to BEGIN with an opening statement.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 16

All right, why don\'t we begin?

All right, why don't we BEGIN?

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 21

Before we begin
your guided meditation,

Before we BEGIN your guided meditation,

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 13

Shall we begin?

Shall we BEGIN?

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 1

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