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start talking

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come into existence

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to begin with: at first

to begin with: firstly

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Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)

have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

begin to speak or say

be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series

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have a beginning, of a temporal event

have a beginning characterized in some specified way

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begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object

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achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative

begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language

References in classic literature ?
Vronsky did not even look at it, but anxious to get in a long way first began sawing away at the reins, lifting the mare's head and letting it go in time with her paces.
But I had to have it; so I went down on my hands and knees, with one slipper on and the other in my hand, and began to paw gently around and rake the floor, but with no success.
I rose up and began this operation, but raked down a picture.
Alice began to feel very uneasy: to be sure, she had not as yet had any dispute with the Queen, but she knew that it might happen any minute, `and then,' thought she, `what would become of me?
In another minute the whole head appeared, and then Alice put down her flamingo, and began an account of the game, feeling very glad she had someone to listen to her.
In this way the action began for the first, second, and third columns, which had gone down into the valley.
After looking at me calmly for half a minute, he began turning round again.
At that moment my clock began whirring and wheezing and struck seven.
I began now to think my cave or vault finished, when on a sudden (it seems I had made it too large) a great quantity of earth fell down from the top on one side; so much that, in short, it frighted me, and not without reason, too, for if I had been under it, I had never wanted a gravedigger.
From this day to the 20th I placed shelves, and knocked up nails on the posts, to hang everything up that could be hung up; and now I began to be in some order within doors.
For hours she sat in silence listening as he talked to her and then she began to be afraid of something.
But the countryman seized his fiddle, and struck up a tune, and at the first note judge, clerks, and jailer were in motion; all began capering, and no one could hold the miser.
I began to believe that I had found an ally, and I answered him at once.
And I began to run towards the anchorage, my terrors all forgotten, while close at my side the marooned man in his goatskins trotted easily and lightly.
But now that he saw himself becoming wealthy, he bought an estate in his beloved Border country and began to build the house of Abbotsford.