开始 (Chinese PinYin: [kāi shǐ]; traditional Chinese:開始) may mean: (1) verb. begin, e.g. 重新开始 (start over again); (2) verb. set about doing sth., e.g. 开始一项新的任务 (set about a new mission); (3) noun. start, e.g. 好的开始 (a good start). Literally: 开 (open) + 始 (start). It is a neutral word used frequently in both formal and informal Mandarin Chinese.
1. How to pronounce 开始?
Chinese Pinyin: [kāi shǐ]
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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 开始
Synonyms: 起始, 最先, 开头,
Antonyms: 结束, 结尾,
3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 开始.
Fixed expression: 重新开始 (make a fresh start), 从零开始 (start from scratch),
Collocation: 新的开始 (a new start), 刚开始 (just started), 开始时 (at the beginning), 开始工作 (start work), 从头开始 (start from the very beginning),
4. How to use 开始 in a sentence?
Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 开始.
Translation: Let’s get started.
Translation: They began to start on a new spaceflight plan.
Translation: When you contact these two wires, the engine will start at once.
4.4 对于我们来说, 那是一个极好的开始。
Translation: It was an excellent beginning for us.
Translation: My wife began to laugh hysterically.
Translation: China will begin a pilot program this year to transfer shares in state-owned firms to social security funds in an effort to make up for shortfalls in the nation’s pension scheme.
Translation: The solid state laser starts test-firing at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico later on this year.
Translation: When we had trudged along for several hours, in silence, the darkness fell, and the stars began to come out.
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