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To start doing something new or different - synonyms or related words

strike out

to start doing something new or different, especially in order to become more independent

branch out

to start doing something new or different



to be a pioneer doing something for the first time

change over

to stop doing or using one thing and start doing or using something else



to stop doing one thing and start doing something different

try your hand at something

to do an activity for the first time in order to find out whether you like it or are good at it

change direction/course

to start doing something completely new or different

turn your hand to something

to start doing something new, especially something that involves skill

give something a try

to do something in order to find out what happens or to find out whether something is good, suitable, effective etc



to try doing a new activity for a time



a description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time

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an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners

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