In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(set out)salirpartir formal
2(in life, career)empezarhe started out as a farmhand — empezó como peón
3(begin)to start out (by) -ing
- we'll start out by finding a place to make camp — empezaremos por encontrar un sitio para acampar
- I started out liking him — al principio me gustaba
- we started out (by) thinking it would be easy — empezamos pensando que sería fácil
- to start out to + inf
- we didn't start out to buy up all their shares — no empezamos con la idea de comprar todas sus acciones
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