begin verb

ADV. (all over) again Once it has finished, the video automatically begins again. We had to begin all over again.

VERB + BEGIN be due to, be expected to, be scheduled to The entertainment was due to begin at 8.30. | be ready to | be about to, be going to A new life was about to begin for him.

PREP. by Let's begin by writing down a few ideas. | with We will begin with a brief discussion of the problems. Can you think of a word beginning with V?

PHRASES begin at the beginning Begin your story at the beginning, and carry on to the end.