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She felt her life was just beginning.
The ceremony is due to begin at noon.
My troubles began the night I met Roger.
It began as a practical joke.
All meals begin with a short prayer.
The competition began with one of the teams being disqualified.
We usually use ‘an’ before a word beginning with a vowel.
The Lake District begins just north of Kendal.
‘It isn’t like that’, he began, but Ben interrupted him.
He began shouting abuse at them.
Suddenly the rain began to fall.
The buds were just beginning to open.
Now we were beginning to feel excited.
I was beginning to wonder if I’d ever find you!
The police have already begun their investigation.
Their truck began the steep descent to the village.
I’d like to begin by thanking you all for coming.
We began the meeting with a discussion about the budget.
He began his working life as a waiter.
I began the book with high hopes.