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The World Championships start in two weeks.
The show has just started.
What time does school start in the morning?
The riot started as a dispute between neighbors.
Please start when you are ready.
Let’s start by defining our terms.
The class starts with some gentle stretching exercises.
Have you started the laundry yet?
Everyone in the class started laughing.
I started to unpack my suitcase.
When do they want you to start?
Things were very different when I started in politics.
I started as an office boy and worked my way to the top.
I start work on Monday.
Children start school at age five.
I usually start the day with a cup of coffee.
New York started the new century with a massive fireworks display.
We started early enough but got caught in traffic.
It was time to start the long walk back home.
The new houses start immediately beyond the bridge.
Have you any idea who might have started the fire?
The police insist that they didn’t start the confrontation.
Who wants to start the discussion?
“Don’t talk to me like that!” “You started it!”
Scott started the engine and drove off.
The noise made him start.
After nearly 20 years in politics, he’s back where he started.
This is the American English definition of start. View British English definition of start.
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