[动词时态]beginning began begun
[反义词] end 结束
begin with 以…开始；开始于…
to begin with 刚开始；首先
begin (v. 开始)：最常用词，指为某一过程或进程开个头，常可与 start 换用。
start (v. 开始)：指动作开始且持续下去，强调开始这一事实。
◇ Down the Rabbit-Hole Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: once or twice she had peeped into the book her sister was reading, but it had no pictures or conversations in it, ‘and what is the use of a book,’ thought Alice ‘without pictures or conversations?
◇ When the sun began to shine warmly again, the duckling was in a marsh, lying among the rushes.
---- The Ugly Duckling
◇ Cinderella left all alone began to cry.
◇ Then she began to toss a golden ball in the air, and catch it.
---- The Frog Prince
◇ After we prepared everything, including the schedule, reliable weather forecast and the insurance, we began our trip.
---- A Hard Trip
◇ At the beginning, we relied on performing on instruments in pubs or to passers –by to earn extra money in cash.
---- My First Band
◇ So, to wipe sadness and remind themselves of the belief in God, people began the festival.
◇ Cheered up by this news, biologists, in their turn, began to do some research to remove people’s puzzles—Now that there are some suitable conditions, does life really exist on this globe?
---- Explore MKII
◇ And he caused large sums of money to be given to both the weavers in order that they might begin their work directly.
◇ And Karen could not help dancing a step or two, and when she began her feet continued to dance;
---- The Red Shoes
◇ Therefore, he made a summary and began to build up a new farming method.
---- A New Farming Way
◇ Sweats of anxiety began to drop.
---- A Volcano Eruption