Translation of begin in Spanish:
- he begins the day with some exerciseshow does one begin a letter of condolence?empieza or comienza el día con un poco de gimnasiato begin work on something¿cómo se empieza una carta de pésame?my early life was hard, he beganempezar or comenzar a trabajar en algoto begin—los primeros años de mi vida fueron duros —comenzó or empezó diciendo
-ing/to + infinitiveit's beginning to rainempezar or comenzar a+ infinitivehe began talking o to talk about his workestá empezando a lloverI'd begun to think you weren't comingempezó a hablar sobre su trabajothe two novels don't begin to compareya estaba empezando a pensar que no vendríasI can't begin to thank youno hay ni punto de comparación entre las dos novelasthat won't even begin to cover the costno sé cómo agradecerteeso no alcanza ni remotamente para cubrir los gastos
- 1.1 (start) I don't know where to beginthe author begins by making his own position clearno sé por dónde empezar or comenzarwe began with very modest meansel autor empieza por aclarar cuál es su posiciónto begin with they'll do to begin withempezamos con medios muy modestosto begin with, he got the figures wrongestarán bien para empezarlet's begin at the beginning 1.2 (originate)para empezar or en primer lugar, se equivocó con las cifras(river)(custom)ever since the world beganoriginarseExample sentences
- Back in Oxford, he sat on the City Council, and began his lifelong activity of prison visiting.
- He was inspired to begin work on a book about it from an African point of view.
- Diversification of the group's activities had also begun by then.
- Whether by accident or design, McKinven could be about to find that life begins at 40-or at least begins again.
- What began as an industrial campaign turned into a campaign for land rights.
- Their marker is brought back to the starting point and they begin once again.
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.