begin as (v.+prep.)
以(某职业)开始自己的生涯 start one's life work by being (a workman in a certain trade, etc.)
begin as sb/sth
Many important businessmen began as factory workers.
She began as an actress.
These clubs began as coffeehouses in the seventeenth century.
begin sth as sb/sth
She began her career as a sports reporter.
He began life as a newspaper reporter at the age of twenty-two.
We began this club as a way of raising money.
begin at (v.+prep.)
从…开始 start from (sth)
begin at sth
In learning any language, to start with the classics is to begin at the wrong end.
They begin at the beginning.
Today we begin at page 30, line 12.
They went to school for nine years, beginning at the age of seven.
School begins at 8 o'clock.
The meeting will begin at seven o'clock.
The discussion began at three o'clock and ended at five.
The night shift begins at five o'clock.
The match will begin at nine o'clock.
The bidding began at $1000.
At an auction sale, the price of a beautiful vase began at fifty pounds, and reached eight hundred.
begin sth at sth
He began Latin at the age of ten.
I begin my study at seven.
Father begins work at 8 every morning.
We'll begin the lecture at eight o'clock.
We shall begin the meeting at five.
They begin breakfast at seven.
begin by (v.+prep.)
以…开始(说或做),先(说或做) start (talking or doing sth)
begin by v-ing
I must begin by telling you about the factory itself.
An experienced public speaker usually begins by arousing the audience's curiosity.
He began by pouring ridicule on the Whig leader.
They began by building blocks of flats for workers.
We began by making the simplist kind of weight measures.
The students usually begin by learning the progressive form and doing numerous drills on it.
He began by telling a tale of country life.
Father began by scolding me, saying that I was a bad boy.
He began by saying that he would not speak very long.
begin sth by v-ing
The professor began his lecture by telling a joke.
The comedian began the show by telling a joke.
begin on〔upon〕 (v.+prep.)
着手,开始从事(某事) start work on; start dealing with (sth)
begin on〔upon〕 sth
He's a very busy lawyer and has already begun on another case.
He began on a technical innovation two years ago but has made no progress so far.
He has begun on a new book.
Has he begun on another bottle?
He began on another new task last week.
The vacation begins on July 1st.7
The new term begins on Monday.
The conference will begin on Monday and end on Friday.
The measure will be applied gradually beginning on October 1.
In 1958 work began upon the second phase of the project.1958
Tom and his drinking companions began upon their third bottle in an hour.
The children began upon the chocolate biscuits.
begin with (v.+prep.)
以…开始,从…开始 start with
begin with sb/sth
We will now hear the students read their poems, beginning with Tom.
We need the figures for the twelve months, beginning with February.
You should begin with this book.
The word begins with a vowel.
The Bible begins with the Genesis .《
The first word of a sentence should begin with a capital letter.
He began with entreaties and ended with a threat.
Let us begin with this song.
Let's begin with a story.
Let's begin with the first paragraph.
You may begin with English 900 .
We began with the third chapter.
He advised me to begin with something easy.
Which shall I begin with?
This book begins with a tale of country life.
The concert began with the national anthem.
My way is to begin with the beginning.
Knowledge begins with practice.
The ocean began with little drops of water.
Education, in the largest sense, begins with a man's birth, and does not end until he dies.
begin sth with sth
It is very worrying to begin the day with bad news.
The teacher began his class with a question.
to begin with
首先; 起初 at first王婷：begin