- to begin al comenzar el día at the beginning of the day comenzaré contigo I will begin o/or start with you comenzar +
gerundio/gerundto begin by -ingcomenzó diciendo que … she began o/or [formal] commenced by saying that …comenzar a+ infinitivo/infinitivecomenzaron a disparar they started firing o/or to fire, they opened fire comenzar poralgo to begin withsth comencemos por la catedral let us begin with the cathedral comenzar por+ infinitivo/infinitiveto begin by -ingcomenzaron por amenazarme they began by threatening me
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In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.