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start

[stɑ:t]
noun
1. [beginning]   principio m, comienzo m
 at the start of the year   a principios de año
 to make a good/bad start   tener un buen/mal comienzo
 for a start   para empezar
2. [jerk, jump]   sobresalto m, susto m
3. [starting place]   salida f
4. [time advantage]   ventaja f
 to have a start on somebody   llevar ventaja a alguien


   

start

[stɑ:t]
transitive verb Conjugation
1. [begin]   Conjugation empezar, Conjugation comenzar
 to start doing or to do something   empezar a hacer algo
2. [turn on - machine, engine]   poner en marcha
[ - vehicle]   Conjugation arrancar
3. [set up]   Conjugation formar, Conjugation crear
[business]   Conjugation montar


   

start

[stɑ:t]
intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [begin]   Conjugation empezar, Conjugation comenzar
 to start with somebody/something   empezar por alguien/algo
 don't start! (inf)   ¡no empieces!
2. [machine, tape]   ponerse en marcha
[vehicle]   Conjugation arrancar
3. [begin journey]   Conjugation salir, ponerse en camino
4. [jerk, jump]   asustarse, sobresaltarse


  

start off


transitive verb separable Conjugation
[discussion, rumour]   Conjugation desencadenar
[meeting]   Conjugation empezar
[person]
 this should be enough to start you off   con esto tienes suficiente para empezar

  

start off


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [begin]   Conjugation empezar, Conjugation comenzar
 to start off by doing something   empezar por hacer algo
 I started off as a clerk   empecé de oficinista
2. [leave on journey]   Conjugation salir, ponerse en camino


  

start on


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
  empezar con


  

start out


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [originally be]   Conjugation empezar, Conjugation comenzar
 she started out as a journalist   empezó como periodista
2. [leave on journey]   salir/ponerse en camino


  

start up


transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [business]   Conjugation montar
[shop]   Conjugation establecer, Conjugation poner
[association]   Conjugation crear, Conjugation formar
2. [car, engine]   Conjugation arrancar, poner en marcha


  

start up


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [begin]   Conjugation empezar
2. [car, engine]   Conjugation arrancar, ponerse en marcha


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