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Phrasal Verbs

start out

This page is about the phrasal verb start out


to begin a life or a career in a particular way

For example

  • start out He started out as a teacher, but now he runs a business selling educational games.

  • start out Painting started out as a hobby, but now it's her full-time profession.

Quick Quiz

Our school's best football player started out as a defender, and

a. before that he was a forward

b. then he became a defender

c. now he's a forward
a) before that he was a forward b) then he became a defender c) now he's a forward
start out

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