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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.
He began shouting abuse at them.
Suddenly the rain began to fall.
The buds were just beginning to open.
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.
This is the British English definition of begin. View American English definition of begin.
the long central part of a church where people sit