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To make something start to exist or happen

catalyze

verb

to cause something to happen, especially in way that involves a lot of change

bring about

to make something happen, especially to cause changes in a situation

trigger

verb

to make something happen

form

verb

to make something exist or develop

invent

verb

to develop a new theory, style, or method that did not exist before

develop

verb

to grow something

inaugurate

verb

to start or introduce something new and important

get/set/start the ball rolling

to make something start happening

make

verb

to create or produce something by working

start off

to make something begin

creep

used with other nouns to describe the unexpected and often unwanted effects of a particular situation or trend

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a woman in middle age who has to juggle caring for teenage children and ageing parents with a career

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