begin with

This page is about the phrasal verb begin with.

Meaning: If an activity or an event begins with something, that's the first thing that happens.

Synonym: start with

For example:

  • begin with sth The debate began with Professor Collins introducing the members of each team to the audience.

  • begin with sth A game of football begins with the toss of a coin.

Quick Quiz:

A Western-style meal usually begins with

a. a piece of cake

b. a bowl of soup

c. a cup of coffee

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