- begin or be reckoned from a particular point in time or space；embark on a continuing action or a new venture
- the point in time or space at which something has its origin; the beginning；the point or moment at which a race begins
verb: start, 3rd person present: starts, gerund or present participle: starting, past tense: started, past participle: started
noun: start, plural noun: starts
- 1. begin or be reckoned from a particular point in time or space the season starts in September we ate before the film started 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ embark on a continuing action or a new venture I started to chat to him we plan to start building in the autumn 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ use a particular point, action, or circumstance as an opening for a course of action the teacher can start by capitalizing on children's curiosity I shall start with the case you mention first
- ▪ begin to move or travel we started out into the snow he started for the door 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ begin to engage in (an occupation), live through (a period), or attend (an educational establishment) she will start school today he started work at a travel agent
- ▪ cost at least a specified amount fees start at £300 it's quite expensive, starting from £800 for the most basic model
- 2. (of event or process) happen or come into being the fire started in the building's upper floor Townsend's troubles started before the incident 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ cause (an event or process) to happen two men started the blaze that caused the explosion those women started all the trouble 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ (of a machine) begin operating or being used what should I do if the engine won't start again? there was a moment of silence before the organ started 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ cause (a machine) to begin to work we had trouble starting the car he couldn't get the car started 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ cause or enable (someone or something) to begin doing or pursuing something his father started him in business what he said started me thinking
- ▪ give a signal to (competitors) to start in a race.
- 3. jerk or give a small jump from surprise or alarm ‘Oh my!’ she said, starting 同義詞
- ▪ literary move or appear suddenly she had seen Meg start suddenly from a thicket 同義詞
- ▪ (of eyes) bulge so as to appear to burst out of their sockets his eyes started out of his head like a hare's
- ▪ be displaced or displace by pressure or shrinkage the mortar in the joints had started
- ▪ rouse (game) from its lair.
- 1. the point in time or space at which something has its origin; the beginning he takes over as chief executive at the start of next year the event was a shambles from start to finish 同義詞
- ▪ the point or moment at which a race begins make sure you are not over the line at the start
- ▪ an act of beginning to do or deal with something I can make a start on cleaning up an early start enabled us to avoid the traffic
- ▪ used to indicate that a useful initial contribution has been made but that more remains to be done if he would tell her who had put him up to it, it would be a start
- ▪ a person's position or circumstances at the beginning of their life she's anxious to give her baby the best start in life 同義詞
- ▪ an advantage consisting in having set out in a race or on a journey earlier than one's rivals he had a ninety-minute start on them 同義詞
- 2. a sudden movement of surprise or alarm she awoke with a start the woman gave a nervous start 同義詞
- ▪ dated a surprising occurrence you hear of some rum starts there
...第二句是錯誤的。 (O) Works could be started soon. (X) Works could be starting...如果你繼續問下去，你可以指出： "the race starts" vs "the race is started"...
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