get going or set in motion;
"We simply could not start the engine"
"start up the computer"
get off the ground;
"Who started this company?"
"We embarked on an exciting enterprise"
"I start my day with a good breakfast"
"We began the new semester"
"The afternoon session begins at 4 PM"
"The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"
- Get rid of the baggage and start up the machinery.
- He asked me how to start the machine.
- He mentioned that he would like to start a school.
- She's built up a very successful business.
- start up 惊跳起来