phr. What time does your class start?
phr. What time is it now? When does the movie start?
phr. It's autumn and leaves start falling from the trees.
phr. I will start learning Chinese tomorrow.
phr. The foundation of New China marked the beginning of a new era.
phr. To cope with the economic crisis many companies began to reduce the staff.
phr. The electric blanket began to emit heat ten minutes later.
phr. She conceived of this novel ten years ago, and has just started to write it.
phr. He left home when he was 18 years old and started to rely on his own efforts.
phr. begin soon, start right away
phr. Meeting is, in a manner of speaking, the beginning of parting.
phr. at the beginning
phr. It's a good start.
phr. Spring is the beginning of a whole year.