- 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
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.