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To start doing something - synonyms or related words

start on

to begin working on something or dealing with something



to start doing something

set about

to begin doing something, especially in a determined or enthusiastic way

embark on

to start a new project or activity, usually one that will be difficult and will take time

get down to

to start doing something seriously or with a lot of effort



used for saying that someone begins to do something

dive in

to start doing something in a very enthusiastic way

get around to

to do something after you have intended to do it for some time

go to

to start doing a particular activity or being in a particular state

take over

to begin to do something that someone else was doing


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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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