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 Meanings and Examples of START
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
start
 v.  begin doing something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Martha gave a little start, as if she remembered something.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
2  She surprised him several times by seeming to start up beside him as if she sprang out of the earth.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  "That'd be a fine start for him," said Susan Sowerby.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  The Black Avenger of the Spanish Main said it would never do to start without some fire.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
5  No use to take it away till we start south.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  Now, we'll start this band of robbers and call it Tom Sawyer's Gang.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER II.
7  I waited till I reckoned he had got a good start; then I out with my saw, and went to work on that log again.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
8  I took a good gap and a stretch, and was just going to unhitch and start when I heard a sound away over the water.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII.
9  I was pretty hungry, but it warn't going to do for me to start a fire, because they might see the smoke.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII.
10  I didn't know her face; she was a stranger, for you couldn't start a face in that town that I didn't know.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER X.
11  Then he said he must start in and "'terpret" it, because it was sent for a warning.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV.
12  There warn't no way but to wait for dark, and start back in the canoe and take the chances.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI.
13  No you wont, you'll start now; and don't you lose any time about it, neither, nor do any gabbling by the way.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI.
14  At this sight Franz felt the perspiration start forth upon his brow.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 35. La Mazzolata.
15  He was finishing the last line when a cry behind him made him start, and the pen fell from his hand.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 90. The Meeting.
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  He was miserable all the time and rows would start over petty things.
17  In some countries children don't start learning to read and write until they are six.
18  The campaign for reform should start to gather momentum in the new year.
19  I hope things will start to look up in the new year.
20  The current system just isn't working - we need to go back to the drawing board and start afresh.
21  I need a new challenge and a fresh start somewhere else.
22  They announced the start of a new commercial venture.
23  The movements of machines are completely automatic, you only need to start and stop the machines.
24  It is often useful, when explaining a very large concept, to start at the beginning.
25  As far as I am concerned the relationship is over - finito - and I can start living again.
26  Once they start they can always continue to cause people is happy.
27  I tried in vain to start a conversation.
28  We had many problems to surmount before we could start the project.
29  The young couple decided to start their voyage immediately.
30  Despite a bright start, Liverpool lost the match.